Category: Travel

Japanese Cafes

I visited lots of cafes in Tokyo, starting with the Shirokuma (Polar Bear) Cafe, which is based on the manga and anime series about a lazy panda who gets a job at a cafe run by a polar bear. I

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Japanese Hotels

I spent 2 weeks in Japan in March. I had a rail pass and travelled between Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima and Huis Ten Bosch (near Nagasaki). It had been 3 years since I’d been to Japan – the longest I’d been

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Go-Karting in Japan

When I heard that a Japanese company had started offering tours of Tokyo where you got to dress up as Mario and drive a go-kart through the streets of Tokyo, I knew it was something I had to try. I

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