Summarizing – my favorite foods

Only in Japan – Zunda!! I will miss it, and cannot bring it back this is special from Tohoku, soya beans in paste, that you eat in mochi or shake. farmers in the Tohoku area take it to the field to refresh as it is full of nutrients and proteins, energy drink, natural before the […]

Summarising – life in Japan – things I will miss

Here I am in Tokyo for 10 days, it is a weird feeling. I am here, I live here but not any more totally. I am requested to work from Brussels and come 10 days a month so the minute I land in Narita, my life goes back into shape, I go to the gym, […]

My favourite chic Soba

Soba are buckwheat noodles, very common in Japan, they date back from the Edo period where it was discovered that this wealthy dish, unlike white rice eaten by wealthy citizens, was not developing a disease at the time there were at least a couple of soba places in every village in Japan.┬áNowadays, they are everywhere […]

Wakkanai

That’s it!! I can now say that I explored Japan from North to South, from Wakkanai to Ishigaki!! We spent 3 days at the end of November in Wakkanai, and visited the northernmost point there. CLIMATE VERY cold and snowy already   AMBIANCE SOOOO unique… it felt like there were no inhabitants, very special, hardly […]