Hiking the old Fukuchiyama Railway

Hiking the old Fukuchiyama Railway

Posted in Japan on 21 August, 2013

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This is a popular hiking route in Kansai, I originally saw it over on Japannewbie’s […]
Hiking to Minoh waterfall

Hiking to Minoh waterfall

Posted in Japan on 23 April, 2013

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Over the past few weeks the temperatures’s been steadily increasing – much like my waistline […]
Our first earthquake in Osaka

Our first earthquake in Osaka

Posted in Japan on 13 April, 2013

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Instead of the sound of trains or an announcement van passing by, we were woken […]
South - Nanluo Gate

Kobe Chinatown

Posted in Photography on 5 February, 2013

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Kobe is renowned as an international city, as one of the first cities to open […]
Awajishima Burger - Large Burger with Onion Rings

Awajishima Burger – Finally!

Posted in Japan on 22 July, 2012

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This afternoon, after over 2½ years since my failed attempt to visit, I finally sampled […]

Let’s cook Okonomiyaki!

Posted in Japan on 28 March, 2011

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As part of my continuing Japanese language study I recently translated a recipe for Okonomiyaki(Japanese […]

Japan 2009! 19th-20th December (Day 1)

Posted in Japan on 20 December, 2009

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Here I am sitting in our suite in Kyoto at just after 5am, absolutely knacked […]

My Matsuri Post – Freshness Burger

Posted in Japan on 20 October, 2009

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I love burgers, looooooove them. My friends joke that no matter where we go, if […]