Tsukiji fish market – Tokyo, Japan

Today’s blog won’t be very pretty to look at, mostly if you are vegetarian! I am taking you to Tsukiji market, Tokyo’s fish market. This is one of the main sights to visit when in Japan. What I didn’t expect though is that it would look rather rough and like a slaughterhouse (well it is […]

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The prettiest Cotswolds villages

The Cotswold is one of the prettiest areas of England I have ever been to. Rolling hills, green valleys, quaint villages, everywhere you look is out of a postcard. We stayed at The Wood Norton and woke up bright and early to make the most of the 2 days we had in the region. On […]

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The Hive – Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds

Today’s address is a real gem hidden in the middle of the British countryside! A couple of weeks ago we headed to the Cotswolds for a weekend away from the big smoke. We were blessed with the amazing autumnal weather and spent the Saturday and Sunday exploring the little Cotswolds villages. On Saturday, we happened […]

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A weekend on the Jurassic Coast, England

The Autumn is the perfect time to escape to the countryside for a weekend. I thought I would share with you this month a couple of ‘oh so British’ destinations to have a breath of fresh air. First stop of this series: the Jurassic Coast! Now grab a cuppa and a biscuit as this will […]

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Osaka and Nara – highlights

Another Japan video is live! After our 2 days in Hiroshima, or next stop was Osaka where we spent 2 days as well. There are not many things to do in Osaka, so a day to explore the city centre is enough. You will see in the video below that we spent the first day […]

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Katsukura – Kyoto, Japan

One of the most impressive places to visit in Kyoto is the train station. You read that right, the actual train station. It is very famous for its impressive architecture rising to 15 floors. The building is a futuristic take on architecture by Hiroshi Hara, where, spread other many levels, you will find shops, train’s […]

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Tsurugyu – Osaka, Japan

Spoiler alert! This was by far the best beef we had during our entire trip in Japan. Starting with a pretty major statement but I truly mean it. If you are going to only eat wagyu beef once, eat it at Tsurugyu! Now let me introduce you to the place itself, Tsurugyu is a Kobe […]

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Gogyo Ramen – Kyoto, Japan

On our first night in Kyoto, we headed for dinner at Gogyo Ramen. The restaurant is in Kyoto’s city centre right behind Nishiki Market. You will know you are in the right place when you will see the queue in front of the restaurant and flames coming out of the kitchen. “Flames you said?” Yes […]

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