Zenbu Zen Tour 2017 (II)

Zenbu Zen Tour 2017 (II)

BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS TOUR! But never fear – our next available tour is in May 2017 Find out about the wonderful ZENBU HARU SPRING TOUR here!   ZENBU ZEN  (II) (bookings now closed!) The popular and intimate 12 Day ZENBU ZEN Tour  focuses on superbly serene and fascinating Kyoto – Japan’s cultural epicentre. […]

Food Glorious Food…. on a Zenbu Tour!

Ever wondered what kind of deliciousness we get upto on a Zenbu Tour? The answer is pretty much anything and everything… as long as it is great!  Japanese food is so varied  – from the simple to the sublime, from the traditional and true to creative contemporary.  When travelling with Zenbu Tours we want to ensure […]

Culinary Tourism

Recently I was a guest on Pete Dillon’s excellent Cravings Programme on Joy 94.5 where I got to chat with him and the delicious Tony Tan about  CULINARY TOURISM To hear me raving on about Kyoto and my Zenbu Tours tune in around the 25 minute mark… If you’d like to join the Zenbu Zen […]

Kyoto Meanderings. No.4

If you know me at all, you’ll be well aware of my intense dislike for hot, humid summers. Kyoto has provided the most intense of them I’ve experienced in my life. And I’m an Australian. In previous posts I have vented my dismay, in colourful detail, about the sweltering conditions in Kyoto’s bonchi (basin) so it really […]

Wabiya Korekidou Yakitori

It’s some time since I ate at Wabiya Korekidou  but I still have very fond memories of this excellent meal. Being on Hanamikoji dori (street), slap bang in the middle of the main Geisha thoroughfare, I had little hope that it would be as good as it actually was.  But as I am learning – most […]