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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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VeganMoFo 2019: Slices, Osaka

Wherever you go in the world, you can always without fail find an Irish pub. Osaka was the first place where we found a Canadian one though! It was quite an unexpected discovery, and I don’t really know what makes … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Cafe Aina, Osaka

We spent three nights in Osaka, and truthfully I’d say it was too long. The best thing we did in Osaka was actually get a train to a different town! It was a 20 minute train ride to nearby Ikoma, … Continue reading

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VeganMoFo 2019: Yunri and Cafe Atl

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Happy Cow, and we relied heavily on the app for nearby vegan options while we were in Japan. Opening hours were quite strange and unpredictable, cities were huge, and we didn’t … Continue reading

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