Two Weeks Itinerary in Japan

My 2019 two week holiday to Japan has been neatly separated into 46 posts throughout this blog; describing the areas I’ve travelled to, the sights I’ve seen, the foods I’ve eaten and the planning I’ve completed. Note that this trip was heavily influenced by the restrictions of the Kansai Wide Area and Kansai Hiroshima pass. For navigation purposes here are […]

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 […]

Review: Food in Okayama, Japan

We stayed for one day and two nights in Okayama city and had four local sit down meals barring the Apron Café lunch on Naoshima Island. I like to think that our meals were pretty representative of Okayama; we had demi–katsudon in Ajitsukasa Nomura, fruit parfait in Kurashiki Momoko, Barazushi at Azuma-zushi and Shodoshima ramen in Hishio. Here’s a brief […]