Ramen tasting tour in Tokyo, Japan

Traveller, Sydney Morning Herald, Australia – Nov 30, 2019 Frank Striegl is a walking advert for the nutritional merits of ramen. As the author of one of Tokyo’s leading ramen blogs (5amramen.com), the fit, lean 35-year-old eats around 350 bowls a year. Clearly, that wasn’t enough because in 2017 he started offering ramen tasting toursContinue reading “Ramen tasting tour in Tokyo, Japan”

Powder skiing in Niseko, Japan

GQ Australia – Dec 2013 “Perisher with chopsticks” is how a colleague described Hirafu, one of four ski resorts that comprise Niseko on Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido. It’s a region famed for its annual deluge of snow – a dumping equalled by the number of goggle-wearing Aussies who now land there each season in searchContinue reading “Powder skiing in Niseko, Japan”