Girls Night Out!

I’m taking a break from my Japan series for this post, its not every day that my really close circle of girlfriends get together just to chill and celebrate! ย My friend B and her husband just bought their first house

Japan 2012: Harbs

If there’s one thing you notice about the Japanese, its their love for sweets. ย Very much influenced by France and the rest of Europe, their cakes and pastries are based on European techniques but add Japanese flavour profiles. ย Flavours like:

Japan 2012: The Art of Bento

If you travel around Japan by shinkansen (bullet train) you will soon discover that the Japanese have a fascination with bento boxes. ย As you enter a shinkansen station, you can see a slew of either omiyage (gift) stores or bento