Toro, Uni, Kani: The Sapporo Fish Market

As anyone who has been to Japan knows, the seafood in Japan is some of the freshest in the world. Since it is now January and the New Year, I wanted to bring back some of my favourite memories from the place in Japan that I associate most with Christmas, good Japanese food and snow. … Continue reading Toro, Uni, Kani: The Sapporo Fish Market

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One Autumn Day in Kyoto

Last year I went to Kyoto for a couple of days and even though it was early December, the weather was still very warm and I managed to find this great little Japanese garden nestled among the houses and roads in Kyoto. The garden had a very uniform design, but with the falling leaves on … Continue reading One Autumn Day in Kyoto

Where to get cute stationary in Japan?

Japanese stationary is some of the best in the world! If you have ever fallen for a cute washi tape or a bullet journal lay-up, it was probably created (and inspired by) Japanese stationary.

Omiyage in Japan

Omiyage are a part of the national identity in Japan, where manners and politeness allow for people to make a habit out of buying a specialist snack as a coming home gift.

Climbing Mount Fuji!

My bucket list at the moment does not compromise of many things- learning languages, maybe sky diving (if I am feeling brave!) and traveling the world over. However, one of the things on my bucket list has remained fixed ever since my first visit to Japan. Climbing Fuji was definitely going to be as high … Continue reading Climbing Mount Fuji!

Going to Japan: Essential Information

Going to Japan is wonderful- nothing could be more exciting than visiting the country of cherry blossom, anime and sushi. Japan is full of things to do, and will cater to many different people! For the foodies, you have a nation which lives off the most delicious food in the world, with natural flavours enhanced … Continue reading Going to Japan: Essential Information

Top 4 Most Breathtaking Sights in Japan

Many people go to Japan to see beautiful cherry trees in the spring, spectacular maple leaves in the autumn., and breathtaking architecture and nature in between. While these may also be the most busy time of year for tourism in Japan, each of the sights I have put down here are perfect to be appreciated … Continue reading Top 4 Most Breathtaking Sights in Japan

Guide to Tokyo

My experience in Japan started out in Tokyo. The biggest metropolis in Japan, with millions of people darting about on a daily basis, from Shibuya (see the famous crossing here) to Akihabara, or electric town, it turned out to be my love of a lifetime. A few trips and I was hooked! The food, culture … Continue reading Guide to Tokyo