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 […]

Summarizing – my top spots

Had to be Wakkanai!! Whenever I say I spent a long week end in Wakkanai, everyone stares at me and finds it a weird choice but this remains among my best memories and experiences We have been there in November, already very cold, at the top North of Japan, very windy and snowy, 0 tourists […]

Summarising – 10 things I will NOT miss

Manucure   For some reason, Japanese people are very strict and polished with their hands and ladies spend fortune on nail art which I find absolutely ugly and disgusting. They love having pearls and stones on their nails and bright sculptures, I find this dirty and doubt they can cook or do daily chores with […]