Summarising – 10 things I will NOT miss

Manucure   For some reason, Japanese people are very strict and polished with their hands and ladies spend fortune on nail art which I find absolutely ugly and disgusting. They love having pearls and stones on their nails and bright sculptures, I find this dirty and doubt they can cook or do daily chores with […]

December lights

Japan is a special taste for colors and lights, December is a joy, every area of town is shining. Many companies sponsor areas but also arrange their buildings in an elegant fashion Below is the Panasonic arrangements in Shiodome, such a delight   Marunouchi is this high-end area of Tokyo with many office buildings, close […]

Japanese Alps

The prefectures of Nagano, Toyama and the region of Gifu compose most of the Japanese Alps, it is a fantastic and unique region, among my favourites. only 2h30 shinkansen from Tokyo and you are in Toyama where you can enjoy great seafood and go hiking, highly recommended It is a rich region for landscapes, nothing […]

Ageing population is a global risk

The press after the G20 economy held in Fukuoka this week recognises the impact of ageing population   Did you know that in Japan, from 40 of age, you start paying a tax to prepare for the elderly care, that goes from your salary How will we prepare with homes, care, hospitals, services, food delivery, […]