#4 summarising – my top 10 favorite places

Osaka is special to me. It is noisy, the place for trade, shopping, streetfood, good week ends, great people. Honestly, not much to visit but quite an atmosphere. Reiko San and Chikako San introduced me to ramen, and to Tenma. I always had a great time in Osaka and spent quite a few week ends […]

#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 […]

KitKat

KitKat is a phenomenom in Japan. Nestle has so far launched over 350 different types of Kit Kat with limited editions and seasonal launches the latest Fall collection has just been announced and will be about Sweet Potato The whole craziness around this comes from a typical Japanese expression Kitto Katsu – きっと勝つ.  This means “you […]