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, […]

Summarising – my 10 favorite restaurants

Robatain Kobe Near Kitano, in a pedestrian street, I found this is very NOT touristic simple robata restaurant where you can get plenty of grilled vegetable and fish, very traditional, payment in cash, super basic but excellent and good atmosphere. I used to go every time I was in Kobe      

Summarising – my favorite spots

Tateyama What a place, what a day, what a journey!! This will remain as one of the best ever expedition I did in Japan. In 2019, we had an exceptional Golden Week of 11 days as the new Emperor was coming to reign. The flights were awfully expensive as a result and I decided to […]