Not so long ago I took you on a foodie’s tour of Japan’s three major Chinatowns—and after all that delicious food it is time for a new cross-cultural experience right here in Japan. We are[…]
Whether you have some time to pass for your flight or are stranded due to a freak weather, New Chitose Airport will keep you entertained for plenty of hours. You might just even receive a[…]
Chinatowns in Japan’s Yokohama, Kobe and Nagasaki are a must-visit for any foodie for their rich variety of streetfood and other delicious Chinese dishes!
Of the numerous cute Japanese souvenirs for cat enthusiasts, there would be nothing more memorable than a self-made maneki-neko, or lucky cat. Café Nekoemon in one of northern Tokyo’s traditional districts, Yanaka, offers the opportunity[…]
For most foodies, a trip to Japan includes a long list of dishes to try out but Kitchen Town is the mecca for budding chefs and home cooks!
Sweets are the souvenir of choice from Japan and with dozens of choices of Kyoto’s favourite sweet, yatsuhashi, available which is the absolute best?
My guide to bargain-hunting! Kyoto’s flea markets are a great place to get unique, antique and inexpensive souvenirs.