I loved my visit to the island of Miyajima. I initially wanted to make the tripjust so I could see the World Heritage “floating” shrine. I’d seen photos of the famous Itsukushima Shrine O-torii Gate while I was doing my holiday research, and I really wanted to see it in person.
Whilst the shrine itself [...]
It took just under a day of air and train travel to get to our first stop in Japan, Hiroshima. Hiroshima is a city which is determined to remind it’s visitors of the atomic bomb devastation it faced nearly 70 years ago, and holds a lot of hope for our civilisation both now and in [...]
Another post of photos from my previous trips to Japan. The alien above I spotted when I was walking around the shops in Harajuku, it was nice to see him getting into the Christmas spirit.
Kamaage Udon – The noodles are sitting in boiling hot water. You take them out and [...]
My lovely friends, I’m off to the Land of the Rising Sun for a couple of weeks. I’ve scheduled a couple of posts during my absence with photos from my previous trips to Japan.
As you’ll see below and in the next post, Japan isn’t just a land of contradictions (where traditional meets modern culture), [...]
Being that I’m Greek I don’t usually visit Greek restaurants. There’s no real point when I can get this kind of food at home and, I realise I could be just a little bit biased, it doesn’t compare to my parents’ cookings. Mum and dad take on quite traditional roles when it comes to food, [...]
Even though my trip to Japan is only… let me count… 19 days away, I’ll still be missing out on seeing the baked art exhibit by Risa Hirai at Galerie Tokyo Humanité. Showing from the 11-16 of March, the Tama University art student will be sure to create a lot of new fans [...]
I was singing about nutrition from a very early age, when I was too young to even know what I was singing about. This was all thanks to a set of community service announcements from one of our local television stations.
My dad is an urban beekeeper and he loves his bees. He gets so much joy just watching the bees fly back and forth from their hive. Me, I just imagine them doing the waggle dance and it makes me laugh. As bees are such a big part of our lives there was no question that we [...]
Explore!Adelaide afternoon tea Auckland bakery breakfast cafe cakes chocolate cocottes crepes degustation devonshire tea eclair eclairs fine dining French galettes gelato Greek ice cream Italian Japan Japanese lamb lickable lift macaron markets Miyajima Modern Australian molecular gastronomy museum New Zealand oysters Paris Perth recipe book Rotorua scallops scones seafood steamed buns Sydney tapas Taupo window displays