Hachimura – Ohtani – Osaka

Lately, Japan comes high in the press around sport and displays something that is actually very rare in Japan, diversity!! Naomi Osaka became a star last year when winning Roland Garros, since then, she is sponsored by ANA, until then, I would question who in Japan was betting on her. She does not speak Japanese […]

Kurobe dam – Kuruyon

Kurobe dam was built at the end of the 1950’s and many people died (over 150) in the making, it is the tallest dam in Japan. This was made to face the rapid growth of needs in the industrial expanding Japan at the time. It remains a hot spot for visits for japanese families. It […]

Alpine Route – next step

Once you have gone through 40mn train, 20mn queue and 50mn bus, time for you to… queue for the ropeway, 5mn to a tunnel under the mountain where a trolley bus will take you across in 20mn (timings from memory, excuse the imprecision), nearly there!!   tip #2 – make sure you take food or […]