Category Archives: Japan

Tips for Japan

Another friend is going to Japan for a holiday and he also asked for tips. So today I am writing a blog post for all my friends who are going to Japan. Which cities to visit If it is your first time visiting Japan, it’s nice to visit all the big cities in the middle […]
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Kyoto restaurant tips

My friend is going to Japan soon and I promised her a list of good restaurants in Japan. We stayed a long time in Kyoto last year, so here are my Kyoto restaurant tips. I have added the Google Maps link of every place, so it’s easy to save it in your own Google Maps. […]
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Real sushi experience in Japan

Yamani Sushi was a a lovely sushi experience, so I made a movie: The food (Below is the food diary of the day we visited, so you might have already read this. “New” photos though…) Today we finally ate sushi. It was at a small store near Nijo castle. When we arrived no one was […]
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Types of restaurants in Japan

I find it fascinating that restaurants have different service models. Service as in: (1) how to take a seat (2) how to order (3) how to get your food (4) how to pay In Japan I have experienced a lot of different types of restaurants. In this post I will give you an overview. Enjoy! […]
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Japan travel costs for 2 weeks

Hi foodlovers! I have calculated our costs and we have spend 5335 euro in total for two weeks. So 2667 euro per person. This included: plane ticket, JR pass (train), hotels, ryokan (fancy hotel), meals, Kobe beef meal, sight seeing stuff, souvenirs, snacks and metro. Average Japan travel costs for 2 weeks I also made […]
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Looking back: Japan trip 2017

Looking back So sad the trip is already over for a week. It was one of my favorite trips so far, next to Hong Kong 2016. The food was just fantastic. The people are nice and so mindful. There is a lot of sun. Toilets are the best, a very important factor when visiting a […]
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Japan day 14: Lazy Bear birthday

It’s Lazy Bear’s birthday today! Hooray! Here is a drawn cake. Feeling lazy to blog. But we ate delicious fresh ramen noodles. Photo and story will come later. Tomorrow we will be going back home. Have a good Friday!

Japan day 13: knife and Kappabashi

Toshimi Saitou, chef of Yokohama Ramen Saito, suggested me to visit Kappabashi “Kitchen Town” in Tokyo. Lazy Penguin suggested to buy a good Japanese kitchen knife. So today’s mission: buy a knife in Kappabashi. The street is close to Ueno Station, this blog has a detailed story about the location. Today is Labor Day, so […]
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Japan day 12: Tokyo Gyukatsu Motomura

We are back in Tokyo again. Tokyo is really a metropolis compared to Kyoto. Broad roads, tall buildings, big and hip shops.. But Tokyo also has the smallest restaurants like Beef Kontatsu “Gyugatsu Motomura”. I think I found this restaurant on Google maps with 4+ stars. The place has one stroke of walking area, with […]
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Japan day 11: food bucket list

Yesterday I talked about a food bucket list and a reader asked what else there is on my list. The list didn’t exist (yet) on black and white, only in my head. So here is my food bucket list for Japan. To eat: – good sushi, tuna sashimi, salmon sashimi [✓ ate today] – desserts […]
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