Justin Cox

Oh My Okonomiyaki!

What is this wonderful combination of food? And what is a cuttlefish?

Okonomiyaki | Photo by the author.

Our first day in Japan, my wife and I visited the amazing Himiji Castle west of Osaka. The castle was built in the fourteenth century by people used to walking everywhere. Living in the suburbs of Florida, I am not conditioned to walking everywhere — let alone at elevation. We arrived back in Osaka with tired legs…