Blackcabbit's World

Blackcabbit (aka. Dionnie Takahashi) is an illustrator living in Japan. She loves drawing whimsical animal characters, as well as doing handmade crafts to beautify the world she lives in.

Visiting Noda, the City of Soy Sauce

Last Sunday, we visited the Kikkoman Soy Sauce Museum in Noda City, Chiba. Noda’s climate and location have made it the ideal place for soy sauce production since the Edo … Continue reading

July 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guinea Pig Runway!

Spring is here! So, we decided to bring the kids to a park or anywhere with Sakura tree blooming. We went to Chikozan Park Children’s Zoo in Saitama Prefecture. It is … Continue reading

April 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Free Buffet at the Konnyaku Park

Last Sunday, we visited Konnyaku Park in Kanra-Machi, Gunma Prefecture. The park (by Yokoo Daily Foods) has the largest production of Konyaku gelatinous food in Japan. The wobbly and almost … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Colourful Winter in Chiba

Last Sunday, with a group of friends from Singapore, we went to the Country Farm Tokyo German Village (東京ドイツ村) in Sodegaura City, Chiba Prefecture. We were there primarily for their winter illumination … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Fishy Day Out in Tokyo!

I have been living in Japan for nine years now and I have never set foot in Tsukiji Market in Tokyo. So, my Singapore friends brought me there on Saturday. The streets … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Trip to the National Museum of Japanese History

Last Saturday, we visited the National Museum of Japanese History (国立歴史民俗博物館) at Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture. At first, we were rather worried that our two little minions would misbehave in such … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Free Yummy Ice Creams!

After spending an amazing day (and night) at Shirakabako (白樺湖) in Nagano Prefecture, we were heading home. On the way back, just less than an hour from our hotel, we made a … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 2 Comments