In Japan I regularly find myself swooning over accommodations with ‘it’ – there’s often an indescribable attraction or connection with the place. It could be the energy of the space, or something small and subtle- yet masterfully curated, like the house ‘scent’ , but more often […]1 Read More
When the world gets back on its feet…. I’m fairly certain all of us who suffer from travel-lust (not just travel writers and tour operators) will be desperate to bust out of isolation and travel our buns off . So in an effort to maintain positivity […]0 Read More
Dear All, I have something to confess. It’s been almost 12 months since my last blogpost. I’m ashamed. And ever so sorry. It’s just that… well, no excuses really – except that I’ve been super busy travelling for work (and writing elsewhere eg Escape, Delicious, Real […]0 Read More
Recently I had the pleasure of writing a story about gorgeous Nara for Escape – you can read it HERE. If you haven’t already visited this charming city – it’s an absolute must-do when in Japan ! Pop it on your itinerary immediately if staying in […]0 Read More
When it comes to accommodation in Japan the choice in style is quite stunning. Levels of hospitality are almost overwhelming (in a really good way) and the spaces themselves frequently unique and sometimes surprising… Please read my story in Escape HERE to find out just some […]0 Read More
Once again I’ve stolen an old post from my other blog eatspeakjl.blogspot.com to share with you a ryotei (traditional restaurant serving Kaiseki cuisine) I ate at around 7 or 8 years ago in Kyoto… I really can’t believe it was that long ago because I still […]0 Read More
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