Yakiniku and Shabu shabu at Tokyo

For beef lovers, travelling to Japan and indulging in a Japanese meal of Yakiniku or Shabu-shabu is a must. Yakiniku (焼肉) means roast meat and diners eat around a charcoal or electric grill while shabu shabu (しゃぶしゃぶ) is a Japanese style hotpot. In both, thin slices of wagyu beef are generally the main star of the meal. For yakiniku, I recommend Ushigoro, which has 3 … Continue reading Yakiniku and Shabu shabu at Tokyo

Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge at Nagoya Chubu Airport

This was my first time departing from Nagoya Chubu International Airport which has a railway link to the JR Nagoya Station. Accessibility to the airport from the city centre is excellent with fast and punctual train service and we arrived at the airport with plenty of time left for check-in. Nagoya Chubu Airport is a medium sized airport so it was easy to find my … Continue reading Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge at Nagoya Chubu Airport

Hilton Nagoya – a Hotel Review

On the last day of our stay in Japan, we stayed at the Hilton Nagoya which is located about 10 minutes drive away from the JR Nagoya Station. We stayed overnight in Nagoya as our flight out from Japan departs from Nagoya Airport, and the Hilton Nagoya has a convenient shuttle bus that transports guests from the main JR Nagoya train station to the hotel. … Continue reading Hilton Nagoya – a Hotel Review

ANA Lounge at Satellite No. 4 Tokyo Narita International Airport

After a week of fun in Japan, it was time to head back home and we boarded the 10:40 airport bus to Narita, reaching about 5 minutes before 1pm. Both business class check in counters for Singapore Airlines were occupied but it was just seconds before we were able to check in our boxes and snowboards. The check-in took a while due to the need … Continue reading ANA Lounge at Satellite No. 4 Tokyo Narita International Airport