Fully packed subway carts, lightning fast bullet trains, Shibuya crossing… Traffic in Japan is crazy at times but here you can get an insiders view on how to survive it. … More Surviving Japanese Traffic
What is Christmas like in Japan? A whole lot different to Western Christmas, that’s for sure. Would you buy your Christmas meal from KFC? … More Ho Ho Holidays In Japan
Winter in Japan can be drab. The cities are dark with no snow and you feel winter blues creeping in. But there is light amidst the darkest hour! Hiroshima Dreamination is a must for anyone in the city this winter. … More Hiroshima’s Winter Highlight, Dreamination
Upside: It’s downright beautiful. Downside: Me, I guess… … More The Pros and Cons of Visiting The Golden Pavilion
A local TV station in Hiroshima has released rare material about the A-Bomb and WWII – and with English subtitles.
A rare opportunity for all of us interested in Japanese history. … More Japanese TV Special: Rare A-Bomb Material
You think the humble rice cooker is only good for cooking rice? Ha, let me reveal a beautiful, delicious world of cooking with the rice cooker… I promise this will be a treat! … More The Magical Rice Cooker (Which Cooks Infinitely More Than Just Rice)
Through increased tourism and foreign workers, will Japan’s uniqueness be jeopardised? For the answer, perhaps it’s best to ask around a little. … More Will Foreign Influence Ruin What Is Great About Japan? Or…
Most people view Hiroshima as THE Atomic Bomb City and not much else. This gorgeous, green little city has much to offer though. Having lived in Hiroshima for a while I would like to offer my personal view on this beautiful city… … More A View On Hiroshima
In Japan, mountains get their own public holiday. … More What (and Why) is Japan’s ‘Mountain Day’?
As a cookbook author and culinary tour guide, tell us why Japan is so special…?? … More 7 Short Questions with Japanese Food Expert & Author, Jane Lawson