Half day in Iga Ueno, Japan Review

Iga Ueno is the historical home of one of Japan’s two leading ninja schools during the feudal era and to this day attracts visitors to its famous Ninja Museum. The most memorable exposure I had to ninjas was the anime Nintama Rantarou which was a very cute show about a group of hapless ninja trainees and their adventures. Anime such as […]

Quick Review: Fujitaya, japan

After hiking for 282649 miles in Miyajima I was more than ready for lunch in the late afternoon and we pretty much ran to the nearest restaurant on my recommendation list. This turned out to be Fujitaya, a very traditional and small Japanese restaurant famous for its conger eels and recommended by the Michelin guide. We easily recognised the restaurant via […]