Food from Japan

Miyajima masticating

Miyajima is a tiny island only 10mins by ferry from Miyajimaguchi on the mainland, which in turn is about 20mins south of Hiroshima by train. It’s most famous for it’s […]

More Hiroshima (and okonomiyaki!)

For our morning in Hiroshima we walked down to the Peace Memorial Park and A-bomb Dome where we took in the more serious side of Hiroshima and the role it […]

Hiroshima = okonomiyaki!!

After an absolutely epic transit day, we finally arrived in our hotel (Hotel Active) in central Hiroshima. To be approximately precise… Sounkyo to Kamikawa – Bus – 22km Kamikawa to […]

The hunt for Kit Kats – Japan

Before coming over here we had heard that Japan offered a massive range of weird and wonderful Kit Kat flavours. We’re on the hunt and have so far managed to […]

Asahidake, you're the one…

So much for hiking up Mt Asahidake (rhymes with rubber ducky). This was the view at the bottom of the ropeway (a cable car in Aussie-speak)… And this was the […]

Goodbye Tokyo, Hello Nikko!

Our last morning in Tokyo…:( Here’s an idea of the type of breakfast we were having each morning at the Super Hotel in Tokyo… It was a pretty crazy morning […]