What to Expect Staying in a Japanese Ryokan

Ryokan are traditional Japanese inns. Ranging in size and level of luxury and amenities, what they have in common are tatami mat floors, traditionally styled rooms, sliding doors, futon beds, Japanese style baths and local cooking. Guests must remove their outdoor shoes at the entrance, where they are given slippers to wear in the public ... Read more »

October BSFIC: Japan!

I can see your eye brows knitting together. “But… Japan’s not an ice cream flavour!!!” Well no, you’re right, it isn’t. But what I’m requesting for this month’s Bloggers Scream For Ice Cream are ice creams (or sorbets, lollies or other frozen treats) that are inspired by Japan. You can go for Japanese flavours such ... Read more »