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, […]

Summarising – my favorite spots

Tateyama What a place, what a day, what a journey!! This will remain as one of the best ever expedition I did in Japan. In 2019, we had an exceptional Golden Week of 11 days as the new Emperor was coming to reign. The flights were awfully expensive as a result and I decided 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 […]

Wonderful lunch

I highly recommend to enjoy lunch in this restaurant if you are in Toyama, no tourists, very good quality vegan food, peaceful, wooden house and then a beautiful site to enjoy and walk around   pickles, tofu, noodles, rice and bamboo shoots, excellent vegetable tempura, it was plenty and delicious    

Toyama Glass Museum

Toyama is one of those prefectures that foreigners tend to forget BUT it has a lot to offer and is the real Japan, nothing to do with Kyoto or Tokyo, you will meet real people having real struggles real lives, this combined with a lot of traditions, history and landscapes that nothing beats   Spend […]