Transport and discipline

Because of the density of population and the commuting time that can be extreme in the large metropolis in Japan, people have developed a very efficient system of queues on platforms. You should not use your mobile phone on the train, have them on silent mode at any time. Imagine if everyone was going to […]

Toyama – good food

Because the city is close to the Sea of Japan and has quality water from the mountains (Japanese Alps), because of the rice culture and so on, this region is famous for excellent cuisine, vegetables, fish, sushi etc One evening, we enjoyed Sushi at Ebi Zushi – えびずし. Iit is close to the city center, walking […]

Gokayama

Many tourists, when they visit Japan, have Shirakawa-go on their list. This is nested between Kanazawa and Nagoya and typically tours go that way. I was lucky enough to get a visit to Gokayama in May, less famous than Shirakawa go and therefore much quieter and peaceful. I had a blast, honestly and truly. this […]

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 […]