Takao San Mount Takao is about an hour train away from Shinjuku train station, take the takaosanguchi train til the end This is the closest mountain to Tokyo, a great nature outdoor day, about 3 hours walking up easy hike, on a slow pace, family friendly, a great day out You may take the cable […]
Alto Tritone in Osaka In Umeda, opposite the Umeda Sky Building and the Westin, at the corner of a street, sits Alto Tritone, 13 seats, always full, so make sure you book. The parents and son run the place with a smile. The father learnt how to make fresh pasta in Italy and the son […]
Here is another special metro design featuring the anime characters that Japanese love so much. Not sure how they make it that those appear randomly for a short period, not sure whether this is sponsoring, advertising, seasonal program from Tokyo Metro, or what. Anyone has an explanation?
So the typhoon was bigger than we thought last monday, it is very confusing here in Japan when you get a typhoon, the structures are so good that you don’t really feel the strength and feel very secure. Now, I realise that Chiba was very affected and that many people are still without power or […]
Everyone who comes to Tokyo for the 1st time has this on his list of things to do. and it is impressive. After 3 years, I don’t really pay attention any more as I walk there at least a couple of times a week to go to the gym but it is a crazy thing […]