JAPAN

If I could visit just one country for the rest of my life, then it would be Japan. If I had to eat one cuisine for the rest of my life, then it would be Japanese. Japan is without a doubt one of the most unique and culturally fascinating countries on the planet.

Ufufu: Where to Have Yakiniku and Yakitori in Kurokawa Onsen, Japan

Ufufu: Where to Have Yakiniku and Yakitori in Kurokawa Onsen, Japan

Practically all the meals we had on this trip were planned and carefully researched beforehand. It's important for us to find the best places to eat on our trips so we hardly ever walk into random restaurants. Ufufu restaurant in Kurokawa Onsen was one of those rare times, and by chance, it turned out to be one of our best meals in Japan.
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The Ultimate Japanese Food Guide: What to Eat in Japan (and Where to Try Them)

The Ultimate Japanese Food Guide: What to Eat in Japan (and Where to Try Them)

I adore Japanese food. It's my absolute favorite cuisine in the world and a big reason why I love visiting this country. We plan on exploring every prefecture and trying as many local specialties as we can. If you enjoy Japanese food as much as I do, then you need to read this guide.
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Shirakaba Sansou: Where to Have Sapporo’s Signature Miso Ramen in Ramen Alley

Shirakaba Sansou: Where to Have Sapporo’s Signature Miso Ramen in Ramen Alley

When doing research for this trip, I saw many locals refer to Ramen Alley as a tourist trap, a place to steer clear from if you were serious about miso ramen. They warned of the ramen restaurants in downtown Sapporo that served them with sweet corn (gasp!). Sweet corn in ramen is for tourists they said, and something to avoid at all costs.
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