Summarising – my favorite spots

Koyasan   Here is another where I managed to go every year (sometimes more), although it is a journey to reach the top of this Wakayama mountain, almost 3 hours away from Osaka World Heritage site since 2004, Koyasan gathers for me nature, spirituality, meditation, quiet, food, experience and Japan traditions in one place. I […]

Summarizing – my favorite spots

Nara Yukari took me to Nara in 2002 so it really dates back and I had an instant love with the place. At the time, it is much less touristy, very local, less deers, you could walk in silence on a Saturday Since I have been living in Japan, I organised to spend at least […]

Summarizing – my top spots

Had to be Wakkanai!! Whenever I say I spent a long week end in Wakkanai, everyone stares at me and finds it a weird choice but this remains among my best memories and experiences We have been there in November, already very cold, at the top North of Japan, very windy and snowy, 0 tourists […]

Summarizing – My top 10 restaurants

My favorite gourmet restaurant in Tokyo! Kiochi San has made a unique place in Roppongi from his soba place Only fresh produce, prepared with care, tasty, elegant, the place bursts with famous people but also regulars thanks to the atmosphere and the fantastic quality. Certainly one of my fondest memories, highly recommended, don’t forget to […]

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 […]