Japan

Miyajima

Miyajima

Our stay in austere Koyasan was an interesting experience.  Highlights include being: (1) treated to scrumptious vegetarian monk food but then waking up at 2am to the growling of stomachs; (2) the late night tour of Koyasan’s cemetery with 300,000 sleeping souls which ended with […]

Kaiseki Tai

Kaiseki Tai

  A quiet eating 9/10. GBP 60 excluding service and drinks.   Kagura 5-5-9 Akasaka, Minato-ku,  Tokyo.

Kaiseki Soba

Kaiseki Soba

I remember when I was small, I would look forward with eager anticipation to airplane food.  As the air hostesses would glide down the aisles handing out their trays, I would wait in eager anticipation.  What I was waiting for with bated breath was soba […]