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Harutaka and Narisawa

Every time I am in Tokyo, I always head to Mikawa Zezankyo, my favourite tempura place, and in my last trip there in December, the Chinese chef that works there had highly recommended Harutaka in Ginza, a simple sushi restaurant that seats only 10 people, that his boss- Chef Saotome...

Atami Sekitei Ryokan

Tea time in Atami Sekitei enjoying matcha and a bear cookie from Pets De Donne. I am pretty obsessed with ryokans and onsens. When planning this girlie trip, it was a unanimous decision that we should stay in a traditional ryokan. Entrance of Atami Sekitei Izu Peninsula is famous for its onsens...

Izu Eats

Continuing from my earlier post on Izu - Day 1, on our second day, we decided to drive towards the local food street near Atami Sekitei, where there was a supermarket and other small goods stores. It was such a horrid weather, was just raining the whole day, made it...

Izu

After much extensive research on where Y, LY and myself could go nearby to Tokyo by car, Izu Peninsula looked extremely interesting enough and plus none of us "Japan addicts" have been there before. Located 120km southwest from Tokyo, it took us around 2 - 3 hours driving our wonderful...