Summarising #13 – my top 10 favorite places to visit

Hiroshima I visited the city 4 times in 3 years, spent time at the memorial museum on 3 occasions and went to Miyajima for one full day every time Hiroshima has a special place in my heart, it is fun and friendly, people smile, speak loud, sing and are very inclusive My 1st visit was […]

my favorite restaurants – enjoying oyakodon in Osaka

  This one is more for the dish than the place, located on B2F inside Lucua center in Osaka, next to toraji, in a corner, I try to go there every time and have oyakodon It is served in a white traditional bowl. Oyakadon is rice with chicken, an egg and broth with herbs, very […]

fancy tonkatsu?

Tonkatsu is panfried pork, served with shredded cabbage, my favourite is a place called Katsukura, this one originated in Kyoto but has a branch in the Ueno Atre mall, very good quality, very good value for money, you order your favourite cut, and while you wait, you receive the below sesame bowl to crush so […]

Japanese Alps

The prefectures of Nagano, Toyama and the region of Gifu compose most of the Japanese Alps, it is a fantastic and unique region, among my favourites. only 2h30 shinkansen from Tokyo and you are in Toyama where you can enjoy great seafood and go hiking, highly recommended It is a rich region for landscapes, nothing […]

Lobata in Kobe

Lobata is a grill where you sit around and the chef cooks for you and serves direct from the grill to you it is usually great fresh food, mainly vegetables and fish/seafood, at a good price and a friendly casual atmosphere, good value for money but be prepared to stink!!