Japan 2018 – Kantō

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 So I’ve left you in Niigata in my last article. Since I’ll be leaving in a few days it’s time I feed you up with the lasts steps of my journey. Concerning the Kanto region I’ll be staying in Tokyo only. Main reason is that I’ll have a lot of catch…

Masaru Imada

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 So I spent the last week-end at some friend’s and they introduced me to Japanese jazz, so I though I’d take the opportunity to open my music section. Just as the Art section here you’ll find mini-articles designed to briefly introduce you to a Japanese artist or band. And for the…

Japan 2018 – Chūbu

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 Next step of my journey is booked!! I’ll be heading to the region of Chūbu, and on the agenda I’ve prepared two ryokan (traditional inn) and two matsuri (traditional festival)! First is the Takayama’s Sannô Matsuri, then the Furukawa Matsuri in Hida and I’m pretty impatient to see them both. Since these festivals are a few days apart I…

Au Bonheur des Chats – 猫の幸せ

🇬🇧 During my stay in Lyon a few weeks ago I made a detour at the new cat-cafe in town: Au Bonheur des Chats (translates Cats Happiness)! Opened around mid-september 2017 by Penny and Charly, the neko-cafe proposes vegan menu during the week and brunch on saturdays and sundays topped with kitty hugs (if said kitties…

Japan 2018 – Chūgoku & Kansai

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 Second part of my trip is booked!! I’m heading for the regions of Chūgoku and Kansai. I’m going straight from Nagasaki to Matsue via Fukuoka. Since I’ve been to Hiroshima in 2016 I’ve wanted to explore the west part of Chūgoku especially Tottori’s sand dunes and, Ine’s funaya and sake! So…

Japan 2018 – Kyūshū

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 If you’re following my instagram account you may already know: I’m going back to Japan for three months next year between March and May! The first part of my itinerary is now settled and I thought it would be a good idea to keep you informed step by step of my…

Asakusa – Fishing in Family

Asakusa, Tokyo, August 2016 Happy New Year Everyone!! I haven’t posted any article for a while, I am sorry. But I will not forsaken this blog this year. On the contrary!! I am actually putting something huge into place!! Since it takes me so long to write something down and since I’m never fully happy with…

Happy Birthday Kôgi-kun!!

Unbelievable!! Our little mascot Kôgi-kun is two (and a half) years old!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY KÔGI-KUN!!!! Time flies!! It’s been already two years since I landed in Japan, a year and a half since I left it… the good new is the birthday boy and myself are going back to his birthplace in a month!! Back to…