My 10 favourite foods – #9

Mikan Daifoku This was a discovery soon after I started to live permanently in Japan. Daifoku is rice mochi filled with an or strawberry I used to attend Japanese classes every Saturday afternoon close to Iidabashi Station, in the summer time, my treat after the class was to stop at a farmer stand inside the […]

summarising – my favorite spots

Gokayama This is another special place that I visited thanks to Chihiro San and her mother who took a day to drive us around. I am so thankful for them for being so welcoming and warm to me. Everyone wants to visit Shirakawago when in the region, Gokayama is also one of those traditional villages, […]

#6 – summarizing – 10 things I will miss

My friends I will miss you guys, we had fun, we visited, ate a lot, drank a fair amount, explored, discussed, shared. You helped me, I was at home here with you I cannot name everyone but Thank you Yuko San for the trips to the supermarket to teach me new products Thank you Sawako […]

Summarising – my favorite restaurants

Mamma Luisa Not Japanese, but very Italian, here is hidden place just off Shibuya where¬† you are sure to enjoy a great meal in a cosy and warm ambiance. The place has 20 seats max. Pietro has been in Japan for ever, the cuisine is of quality, very tasty, good balance of flavours and above […]

Summarizing – my favorite restaurants

Apero In Minami-Aoyama, this is a special place with special people and a special history!! Just as I landed in Japan, a friend in Switzerland told me her old friend was running a wine bar,¬† I bookmarked it to try it out and shortly after realized the guy was very active on social media Off […]