Hakodate - eating our weight in uni

If you haven’t already twigged from the numerous Eating Tokyo Instagram posts on the subject, we love uni. That’s...

End of an era

Emperor Akihito of Japan is set to abdicate on 30 April 2019 in favour of his son Crown Prince...

Exploring Kiso Valley

Taking time out from Tokyo and looking forward to a few days of open spaces and quiet time I...

Dining at the temple of Den

You know when your expectations are so high reality can never live up to them. That was how I...

Tokyo Part-timers

Recently we were interviewed by the Sunday Star Times for the Expat Tales feature. It was great to have...
Inspiration, Stories, Travel
Hakodate - eating our weight in uni
Inspiration, Stories
End of an era
Inspiration, Stories, Travel
Exploring Kiso Valley
Inspiration, Stories
Dining at the temple of Den
Inspiration, Stories
Tokyo Part-timers
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More is definitely More!Featured

On my Eating Tokyo tour there was one elusive food item which assumed a kind of cult status.  The herding talents of Sue and Janice were put to the test as group members darted into alleyways, dodged cyclists and dashed across busy streets like highly trained (but hopefully nicer looking) pigs on a kind of truffle hunt for this rare delicacy.

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Exploring Kiso Valley

Taking time out from Tokyo and looking forward to a few days of open spaces and quiet time I take the train south to Nagoya and on to the Kiso Valley. I plan to spend two nights in Tsumago, a post town on the Nakasendo Way from where I will take a day walk to Magome, the next town along the route.

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Hiroshima

Say this city’s name and your thoughts immediately go to 6 August 1945, the day the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan. Images of a city and its people devastated, destroyed.

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