Japan food series – Bento, the convenient and tasteful Japanese boxed-meal

The Tokyo station is a crazy maze! Japanese people walk around like ants, workers in Keep reading

Japan food series – Sushi

As we have demonstrated it by now in our Japan food series, it is not all about sushi’s! But a trip to Japan without trying a sushiya would be incomplete! Keep reading

Pic of the day: drumming at a summer festival, Shikoku

Festivals are very popular in Japan, and there are many taking place during the summer months. Keep reading

Japan food series – Kaiseki

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

Photo of the day: The kimono procession at the Shikokuchuo festival, Japan

Festivals are very popular in Japan, and there are many taking place during the summer months. Keep reading

Japan food series – Tempura

Tsunahachi in Shinjuku, Tokyo has been serving one of the finest tempura in the capital for almost a century. We had to try it! Keep reading

Japan food series – Tonkatsu

It is dark outside when we arrive in front of the sliding doors of a tiny restaurant in the centre of Takayama. Keep reading

Japan food series – Yakitori

Ozu, Shikoku, 9PM on a Saturday night. A green cotton fabric outside the door of a small shack and a Japanese paper lantern. We get in. Keep reading

Pic of the day: a lonely fisherman on Shikoku

A fisherman early in the morning in Saijo, Shikoku.

Japanese food series – Ramen noodles

We have a love & hate relationship with ramen noodles! Keep reading