Local girl becomes Japanese star

Maria Lopez is a fifteen year old girl from Almeria who is rapidly becoming a Japanese pop star under the stage name Yami Tabby. She has just released her first Japanese pop album which is rapidly rising up through the charts. Yami says she has always been fascinated by Japanese culture and started learning the language at the age of seven so she could watch Japanese cartoons. She became so proficient at the language that Continue reading Local girl becomes Japanese star

Japanese Ambassador in town

Motohide Yoshikawa, Japanese Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain, is in Almería on a jaunt for two days. The local chamber of commerce is ferrying him around the province, where he will no doubt nod in an ambassadorial fashion at the marble mines, tread delicately through the greenhouses of Nijar, shake his head in despair at the plans for Llano Central, be escorted quickly past the ruins of the Prior Place, receive some free olive Continue reading Japanese Ambassador in town

Yamato Sushi (Granada)

  Yamato (Granada)   Japanese Sushi Restaurant Yamato, Granada   I love sushi. Wonderful stuff. While the Palacio Imperial do a good hash of serving up the basic stuff, it never really satisfies me. So I always try to mix a trip to Alcampo with a visit to the Sushi restaurant just down the road (forget it’s name, it’s just in front of the Tryp Hotel two roundabouts down).   But whenever I’m in Granada Continue reading Yamato Sushi (Granada)