On this 10th week of being trapped at home we’ve experienced HOT temperatures, which caused us to eat lots of salads and other home remedies. We also got a fishmonger delivery so we ate a lot of fish-based dishes, and finally, we gifted ourselves a very fancy take-away! 🎁Continue reading “Self-isolation, week 10: it’s HOT…! (plus the fanciest take-away)”
On this day, we went to Roppongi to get our dose of ART, then spent an exciting afternoon of browsing and shopping, and finished with a kaiseki dinner in Ginza.Continue reading “19th May 2019: Art and soba noodles in Roppongi, hipstering in Nakameguro and Daikanyama, and kaiseki dinner in Ginza”
On this day, we mixed it up: from very touristy things in Asakusa, to not at all (still in Asakusa), to high end touristy (Ginza), topped with a tempura kaiseki dinner and a nightcap… with views! 🍸🌃Continue reading “17th May 2019: Asakusa, Ginza, kaiseki dinner, and vertigo-inducing cocktails”
On this day, we took a cute two-car train to Narai.
Narai is a former post town: a place where travellers would stop for a break in their journey along one of the routes connecting Kyoto with Tokyo.
It is also exceptionally well preserved, with the appearance that a Westerner expects from “old Japan”: a quiet high street, low wooden houses, panels, and archetypal Japanese implements and ornaments everywhere you look at.Continue reading “11th May 2019: Narai”