Are the voices in your head calling, Doria?

Okay, I admit it – I’m a doria addict.  What is a doria you ask?  It’s a baked rice dish popular in Japan.  I am lead to believe that it has Italian origins, and if you google ‘doria’ you will find some good recipes.  Think Spanish paella, and you will be getting close to what we are [...]

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Days 6-10

Friday 5/2 was a rest day for us after a couple of very active days. We caught up on some sleep, had a late lunch and then an onsen. For dinner we jumped on the local bus and headed to Okonomiake Senja – a sensational restaurant run by a husband and wife team. Around the [...]

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Our first day on the mountain

G’day snow fans, well we finally arrived in Furano yesterday afternoon after 3 days with next to no sleep.  There was a small hiccup the night before our flights, and we received a text message from our airline at 1:00am stating that our 7:40am flight to the Gold Coast was cancelled.  We had to call the [...]

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A trip to Samurai

In an effort to start to fully immerse ourselves into the Japanese culture and way of life we visited Samurai Japanese restaurant in Hawthorn on Saturday night to sample some of the fine cuisine. Actually, that’s a big fib.  We actually go there all the time, because the food is great, the service is fantastic [...]

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