Currently Browsing: Japan

Where Food Heaven is Just around the Corner

I have never had Japanese food in my life. Unless, of course, you count that one time I had vegetarian sushi in a Chinese restaurant in Sweden where I had to use chopsticks and became the centre of general amusement. And now I am in Japan. Being a self proclaimed foodie and getting giddy at […]


Nagano’s Jigokudani Monkey Park – In the Land of Ice and Snow Monkeys

I am on a roll. Already on my second day of my Japan adventures did I manage to tick one important item of my travel list: the legendary – wait for it – snow monkeys. Yes, those that you see in documentaries casually chilling in the natural hot springs while a snow storm is dotting […]