- Sushi Nagashima – the best cheap sushi in Sydney. And the most authentic!
- Where to find Mont Blanc cake in Sydney – all revealed!
- Fujiya 1935 – 2 Michelin star Osaka restaurant
- Kyushu Trip Part II – a Day in Nagasaki
- Mont Blanc – most popular cake in Japan
- Kyushu Trip Part I – Things You Didn’t Know About Fukuoka
- The twin disaster is changing the cultural landscape
- Foreign teachers stay in Tohoku + Coolest Charity to donate to
- Review of Kikunoi Roan – a classic Kyoto kaiseki
- What is REALLY happening in Japan?
- Japan – to go or not to go?
- Fifty Samurai
- The lights are out in Tokyo, Japan
- Help Japan
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Finally, we got to stay in the middle of Ginza on our trip in 2010. On the trip before that, we stayed in Shinjuku, and before that – in a very nondescript suburb Magome. How we ended up in Magome is a whole … Continue reading
We were in Osaka for the first time, and only for 4 nights. My list of things to do and see was jam-packed with everything from Dotonbori and Doguya-suji to Osaka Castle and Umeda Sky Building. Then, there was a … Continue reading
Dear readers, this is a brand new site and you won’t find posts under some categories…Please keep checking in! It might appear that the whole blog is, in fact, about food – this will change slightly as I am planning … Continue reading
The first thing anyone travelling to Japan should know about is the amazing JR Rail Pass. Essentially, this is a pass valid for unlimited travel on all JR trains and buses, including high speed rail, Shinkansen. It is also valid … Continue reading
There is a new food shopping trend in Japan – single-prefecture stores. Japanese have been obsessed with gourmet travel long before we, Australians, began hopping on buses to tour Hunter region wineries or doing day trips to eat at a … Continue reading
As I was browsing Michelin Guide pages for a replacement booking in Osaka, I came across the blurb on the small kaiseki restaurant Kaishoku Shimizu: “an intellectually inquisitive young owner-chef Toshihiro Shimizu even took a course in agriculture to learn more about his … Continue reading
I thought I’d learnt the lessons of not booking early enough when it comes to Japan’s hottest restaurants. For the 2009 trip, with a few weeks to spare, I was miraculously given a lunch time table at L’Osier, after begging … Continue reading