Meeting capybaras was one of the things I had wanted to do after seeing them for the first time during our visit to the Hell Onsens in Beppu. So when I learned that there is a capybara onsen and a petting zoo where you can meet them up close at the Izu Shaboten Zoo, I had to make a side trip to this place!
During our trip to Japan, we stayed for five nights at Hotel Anteroom Kyoto. There were several reasons why I picked this Kyoto hotel: price, location, service and aesthetics. Here’s my Hotel Anteroom Kyoto review and a quick video of what you could expect if you decide to stay here.
Bentendo Restaurant (博多 弁天堂) is located in the Tenjin area of Fukuoka. This restaurant specializes in bento-like meals where you can customize your own set lunch at a reasonable price. Bentendo’s lunch sets also feature regional dishes from the seven prefectures of Kyushu. This means you could try regional eats while staying only in Hakata!
Traveling by train is one of the most convenient ways to get around Japan. So it’s a no-brainer that we took advantage of the various trains from the JR Kyushu Railway during our Northern Kyushu trip. And of all the trains that we’ve taken, the most beautiful one is probably the A-Train. Here’s a look at the A-Train features and design!
Hey there, I’m Jan, a food and travel enthusiast based in Burnaby, BC. I enjoy cooking because I believe food brings people together. Plus, I think the best way to experience different cultures is through the belly! Here you’ll find easy to make and hubby approved recipes, with a side of my travel and dine out adventures.