Summarizing – my favorite places

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 […]

#5 – summarising – my 10 favorite restaurants

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 […]

Shibuya crossing

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 […]