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
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
We can’t seriously be at the end of June already? I swear we just arrived back from February’s Japan winter tour? Turns out…. no. We have in fact just returned from our 2nd Japan trip for 2018 (this time for Zenbu Haru spring tour in May […]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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