Transport and discipline

Because of the density of population and the commuting time that can be extreme in the large metropolis in Japan, people have developed a very efficient system of queues on platforms. You should not use your mobile phone on the train, have them on silent mode at any time. Imagine if everyone was going to […]

Contemporary Architecture

A Saturday breakfast at Midtown before the heat makes it impossible, we are going for 6 to 8 weeks of intense heat, forget about the terraces!! I love architecture and Japan is a paradise, lots of traditional buildings sit next to futuristic ones, a pleasure, keep your chin up and look around!! Here is another […]

Gokayama

Many tourists, when they visit Japan, have Shirakawa-go on their list. This is nested between Kanazawa and Nagoya and typically tours go that way. I was lucky enough to get a visit to Gokayama in May, less famous than Shirakawa go and therefore much quieter and peaceful. I had a blast, honestly and truly. this […]