Tag Archives: Japan

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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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 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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Japan Kyoto day 9: cultural differences Japan vs Netherlands

I feel that the photo stories are getting boring, so today I will talk about some interesting things I have noticed. Some cultural differences compared to the Netherlands. Cultural differences – Stay left. In Japan they drive on the left side. Walking on the street is also on the left. Standing still on the escalator […]
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Japan Kyoto day 8: Kiyumizu-Dera temple

On a lovely autumn day we went to the Kiyumizu-dera temple. The journey was long and a lot of streets were battled. Finally we were there, but the building was under construction. But fear not, the view of red, yellow and orange trees made it all up. And the inside interior of the temple was […]
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Japan day 7: Osaka

We visited Osaka today and saw a beautiful aquarium, ate yakitori at two places and ate famous okonomiyaki. Dotonbori, street full with lights, shops and food. Gigantic water tanks in the aquarium. Takoyaki = gooey dough balls with a octopus piece. Verdict: so soft and savoury. Okonomiyaki = gooey pancake filled with cole, bacon, shrimp, […]
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Japan Kyoto day 6: First time…

Today I experienced for the first time… ..eating curry bang (bread) It’s savoury, taste like curry and has a gentle crust. It’s nice, but I am not a big curry fan, so I wouldn’t buy again. …eating onigiri The rice is lightly flavoured. Nice salty salmon meat in the middle. The Dutch onigiri is more […]
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Japan day 3: entertainment in Odaiba

Today we explored the Odaiba area, which has a lot of malls and entertainment stuff. We saw a baby seal who has been petted alot. He is not that fluffy anymore. We also saw the big gundam and a small statue of liberty. In one of the malls they had an interactive arcade themepark called […]
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