Ise, day 1, part 3 ‘the beef’.

After our wheeled jaunt round a very scenic and holy part of Japan, it was time to refuel. And refuel we did. In style. Matsuzaka beef is regarded as some of the best in japan, if not the world, and given its price tag (5000¥+ per 100g) i was expecting great things. It was phenomenal….

Ise, day 1, part 2.

After finding our hotel and dumping our bags, we decided to go walkies. Now… I must confess that i really enjoy riding a bike, but in Japan, it scares the crap out of me. I also told my boss with complete confidence that i would NOT be riding a bicycle on holiday. That lasted about…

Ise- day 1, part 1.

So after a 5 am wake up call and a 6.30 shinkansen, we made it to Nagoya, where it was still rush hour! We hopped on a decidedly less advanced local train down to ise, which is considered one of the 3 most sacred places in Japan.


Now that halloween and the honeymoon are done with, its time to save some money. By NOT buying an ipad… Or a wii u… Or even THINKING about going to Hokkaido. dang it! One of them just happened! Anyway, had a great, albeit busy time in ise and kyoto, and part 1 coming soon.