One Green Bicycle Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Ethnic Prayer Nights are one of my very favorite events. So let’s imagine it. You invite all of your favorite people who love discussing the ups and downs of cultures, including our own. You get to focus on any culture in the world you want to pray for you. And you even get to try your hand at one of the ethnic recipes for that culture.  Then you enjoy a meal together and bring the whole evening together through holy…

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One Green Bicycle Top 10 Ways To Connect to Free WiFi in Japan

Top 10 Ways To Connect to Free WiFi in Japan

Internet and Free WiFi in Japan Japan sounds like it’d be a country where everyone has free wi-fi all the time in every spot. Wrong! You can get free wi-fi in Japan but you need to understand there are a lot more rules around it and hoops you need to jump through in order to take advantage of it. But never fear; that’s what this toolkit is all about. After today, you’ll have all the pieces to the free wi-fi…

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One Green Bicycle Remember That Time in Hiroshima When It All Went Wrong? Traveling in Japan Isn’t All Matcha and Sacred Deer.

Remember That Time in Hiroshima When It All Went Wrong? Traveling in Japan Isn’t All Matcha and Sacred Deer.

  After going to Hiroshima only twice I will say that this story probably wouldn’t have happened to those living here and more familiar with their banking systems. During both of my trips to Hiroshima, I found it to be a peaceful and even quiet city. It has lots of meaningful museums and memorials all aiming towards peace. Hiroshima could even be termed idyllic with the smooth waters between it and Miyajima. The sacred deer roaming as they please throughout…

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One Green Bicycle No One Else Can Play Your Part

No One Else Can Play Your Part

no one else by Javon Steffen NO ONE ELSE CAN PLAY YOUR PART 誰もあなたの役を演じることはできません No one else can play your part. This story is a tragedy at times, a comedy some days, a drama safe to say. You will find things and you will lose things in this life. There will be awesome starts and awful endings, but do keep going, because the part you play is sacred. You are something priceless, you and all your fears and dreams. This story…

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One Green Bicycle All about Kyoto, Gion Corner, & 32 Kinds of Foods

All about Kyoto, Gion Corner, & 32 Kinds of Foods

Kyoto How would I describe Kyoto? At this point in my 28 years of life, I have been there about 3 times. If I were to describe the top moments I remember in this traditional yet touristy city, I would say Gion Corner, kaiseki food, Nishiki Market, expensive ryokans, capsule hotels, lot of temples (some beautiful, others not so much), tea ceremony classes, burnt ramen, and Arashiyama (a whole different story but kind of like a suburb of Kyoto). There…

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