The Tokyo station is a crazy maze! Japanese people walk around like ants, workers in Keep reading
A true dining experience (comparable with Michelin-star restaurants), haute cuisine and the crème de la crème of Japanese food, serving, atmosphere and presentation: kaiseki is a must for Keep reading
It is dark outside when we arrive in front of the sliding doors of a tiny restaurant in the centre of Takayama. Keep reading
We have a love & hate relationship with ramen noodles! Keep reading
While noodles are often associated with cheap ramens for students, we have discovered a wide variety of them in Japan. They come in three kinds: ramen of course, but also Keep reading
Street food is not that common in Japan: yatai or food stalls popping up in the evening Keep reading
Arriving on Shikoku we drive inland, as one of our main reasons to visit the island is to hike up the sacred Mount Ishizuchi. We pitch our tent on a completely lost campsite next to a beautiful river in the scenic Ogomei gorge, a perfect spot to start the ascent early the next day. Keep reading
The setting sun colours the islands of the Inland Sea as we drive along the northern Shikoku coastline towards the ferry terminal. It is our last day on Shikoku after a week of adventures. On our way to the ferry, we drive via Ozu to try to get a glimpse of cormorant fishing on the Hijikawa river. This traditional way of fishing, Keep traveling!
When the Heike clan lost the Shido-no-Ura battle in the 13th century, they were forced to Keep traveling!