Author Archives: Jenny

VeganMoFo 2019: Roopal, Hiroshima

I’ve probably eaten more Indian food in Japan than I ever have in my four years in the Czech Republic – when vegan options were scarce, we could always count on an Indian eatery to adapt something for us. Hiroshima … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Genmai Shinshoku Aisunao, Naoshima Island

Get ready, it’s time for Dr HH’s traditional VeganMoFo guest post! Hello! Dr. HH here with my annual contribution to the HH VeganMoFo.  Why have I specifically been drafted in for today’s post? Being a high brow, classy, intellectual individual … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Convenience Store Snacks of Japan

Usually I do all my holidaying in Europe, which means there’s a pretty good chance that I recognise the vegan snacks available, or have enough of an idea about the language to scan for allergens. Japan was a whole different … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, Okayama

One of the great things about the UK is that a lot of the chain restaurants now have vegan options on the menu, and good ones at that. Our research pointed us towards one Japanese chain with a similar set … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Merci Moncher, Okayama

Travelling light makes everything so much easier. Wherever Dr HH and I are going, and for however many nights, we always pack the same amount: a regular, day backpack that will fit under the seat in front on a flight. … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Eko-in, Koyasan

Our main motivation for visiting Koyasan was to stay at one of the Buddhist monasteries and enjoy a massive feast! This was another example of traditional Japanese accommodation, but it was known as a shukubo, not a ryokan. It had … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Bon On Shya Cafe, Koyasan

Koyasan is another of those places that appears on almost every Japanese itinerary I looked at – it’s a small town full of Buddhist temples which double up as tourist accommodation, way up a mountain. Much like our earlier trip … Continue reading

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