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Chicken hearts for dinner

In Japan

Check out my most recent guest post on Crikey, one of Australia’s best online publications. Check out their website for lots of great (and often hilarious) reading material! “Chicken heart! Chicken heart! You eating chicken heart!” The two girls next to…

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Shirakawa in pictures

In Japan

Shirakawa is a small village an hour from Takayama in the Hida district. Its main tourist draw are the traditional thatch-roofed, A-frame style houses which are nestled in a small valley in the mountains. It’s a Unesco World Heritage site…

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The best beef in Japan

In Japan

You’ve probably heard of Wagyu beef. And Kobe beef. But have you heard of Hida beef? After Hiroshima we headed to the smaller town of Takayama, a couple hundred kilometres west of Tokyo.Takayama is a pretty little town nestled in…

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