Toji temple is one of Kyoto’s many UNESCO world heritage sites, but that’s not the only reason why the temple has become so famous all across Japan. On the 21st of every month, Toji temple, situated just outside Kyoto station, … Continue reading Why you should visit a Japanese temple flea market!
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi – traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea or alone as dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness and are perfect for those among us … Continue reading 5 Popular Japanese Traditional Desserts to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth
If there’s anything I like more than nature, it’s food. You know, being in the UK had really put a damper on my enthusiasm for food. Not because aLl FoOd iN tHe uK Is bAd as some like to claim, … Continue reading UK 16/03 | Borough Market & Shakespeare’s Globe
Just a gallery of my favourite photos from my Japan trip. Enjoy! Ryoan-ji Kinkaku-ji Fushimi Inari Wagashi Workshop Arashiyama Taizo-in Okonomiyaki Nijo Castle Hirano Shrine Yakitori Nara park Dotonbori Omi Jingu Enryakuji Choco banana crepe! Kurama Dera Taiyaki Akihabara Ghibli … Continue reading My favourite Japan photos ♡
During my exchange programme at Kyoto, my friends and I had set aside our first weekend for a trip to Nara. We had purposely chosen to go to Nara on that day because of a festival that was going to … Continue reading Japanese Festivals are AMAZING – Why You Should Include One in Your Itinerary!
Nishiki Food Market is one of the best places to visit in Kyoto for a break between visiting temples. Nestled in a busy shopping district, it’s a definite must-go for any self proclaimed foodie like myself. Before you enter, be … Continue reading Why you should visit Nishiki Market- Kyoto’s Food Paradise
Ask the locals of Kyoto and they will definitely know Jumbo Okonomiyaki. The popular diner was one of the first things recommended to us by several of our buddies and even our teachers at the university, and so we immediately … Continue reading Food of Kyoto- Jumbo Okonomiyaki
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi, which are traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea, or alone as a dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness, and are tailored to suit … Continue reading These 12 Japnese confectionery will leave your mouth watering!
At the forefront of trendy teen fashion, Harajuku really stands out. Located right in the heart of Tokyo, this is where teenagers come to hang out. Although Harajuku refers to an entire neighbourhood, when people talk about it, they are … Continue reading A quick tour of Takeshita street, Harajuku
Festivals, flea markets and community events in Japan all have one very delicious thing in common- tons of freshly prepared street food, served piping hot! Japan is one of the best places to try local street food, as high the … Continue reading Top 5 must-try Japanese street food!