Kurobe dam – Kuruyon

Kurobe dam was built at the end of the 1950’s and many people died (over 150) in the making, it is the tallest dam in Japan. This was made to face the rapid growth of needs in the industrial expanding Japan at the time. It remains a hot spot for visits for japanese families. It […]

Japanese Alps #2 – Alpen Route

Taking the trip to the Alpine Route is a mission for a foreigner like me and for anyone in terms of energy This hike is only open April to November due to the heavy snow as roads are closed. From Toyama, my #1 tip is to purchase your package tour in advance as train tickets […]

Okonomiyaki – Hiroshimayaki

Osaka prides itself for the okonomiyaki, Hiroshima as well, I prefer the Hiroshima version, not sure why as it is equally fat, greasy and unhealthy!! but it is fun I like to go to Goemon, fun place, not touristic, small, lively, fun try it!