• Material Matcha – Rare Craft Matcha Green Tea from Japan

    I love what my two friends Etienne and Morgan have done after quitting their corporate jobs. They created Material Matcha Uji, one of the most disruptive tea companies of recent years. Now they have their unique craft Matcha green teas after a year of patient......

  • Cheap drinks in Japan

    My friend Matthew Baxter, who writes at his blog Supercheapjapan has just published his first book. Congratulations! I’ve read the book and I love it, he does what I can’t do when it comes to travel writing: he explains all the details and tricks to move around......

  • The bridge that crosses over the Moon – Togetsu bridge

    The bridge of Togetsu (In Japanese written with the characters 渡 月 橋: crossing, moon, bridge) is one of the most emblematic of Kyoto. With its 155 meters long it was first built in the 9th century to cross the Katsura River towards the mountain......