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 – 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 […]

Summarising – my 10 favorite restaurants

Ganchan A bit outside of the heart of Roppongi, half way to Azabu Juban or the Grand Hyatt, lies this small wooden house stuck between 2 buildings and opposite a Konbini. you could walk past without realising. Ganchan has 20 seats, a counter and one table. 4 men run the place and they serve til […]

Summarising – my favorite foods

Sashimi This was always among my favorite but it obviously grew stronger while living in Japan. The fish variety is amazing, the quality is impeccable At my favorite restaurants (Uoshin Nogizaka and Janome), they taught me a lot of spieces, buri, toro, katsuo, maguro, donoguro, etc. I could live with sashimi, seriously

Summarizing – my favorite places

Takao San Mount Takao is about an hour train away from Shinjuku train station, take the takaosanguchi train til the end This is the closest mountain to Tokyo, a great nature outdoor day, about 3 hours walking up easy hike, on a slow pace, family friendly, a great day out You may take the cable […]