Our guide to food in Nagoya you will love and which restaurants you should visit to try them.
The best (and worst) things to eat in Japan
A guide to traditional and modern Japanese cuisine, from matcha ice cream to Japanese curry, eel’s liver soup to the deadly poisonous pufferfish.
What is a traditional Japanese Breakfast?
The first time I visited Japan, one of the many things I was looking forward to was the food. Local cuisine always plays a big part in my travels. I had heard a great many good things about food in Japan so I arrived with high expectations.
Gujo-Hachiman, Japan’s Water City and the Castle in the Sky
Gujo-Hachiman, known as the Water City thanks to its many waterways, is a beautiful town to visit in central Japan with a stunning castle perched on a hilltop. Wander along the old streets, join a replica food workshop, learn to dance and eat matcha ice cream!
In the Footsteps of the Samurai: Walking the Nakasendo Way
As I stride along the narrow path, tall cedar trees tower above me. All I can hear is the gurgling stream, birds twittering and the breeze rustling in the treetops. The large cobbles I tread upon have been worn down over the centuries by the footsteps of thousands of...
Instagramming Japan – Autumn Colours in Shoryudo
The colours of autumn in Japan are mesmerising. Golds, russets and reds all vie for your attention. As I recently found out, it’s a beautiful time of year to visit central Japan — a visual delight for my eyes and my camera.
40 top tips for first-time visitors to Japan
From translating Japanese menus to using public transport, never blowing your nose in public to navigating your way around a high-tech toilet, here are 37 top tips that I’m sure will be invaluable to anyone travelling to Japan for the first time.
A slice of lemon with your barnacles, madame?
Have you tried any weird foods around the world? From the bizarre to the disgusting, here are few culinary misadventures from my travels.