07 December 2019 Saturday Day 8: Our last full day in Japan. We made a brief stop at Les Initiés once more, where Florian picked up another Chaussons aux Pommes and a Financier. The financier had beautiful caramel notes from the burnt butter, and its edges had a lovely crust that held a moist, tender … Continue reading Japan: Tsukiji and Harajuku, Tokyo.
06 December 2019 Friday Day 7: Just a hop, skip and a jump away from our ryokan, we found this cute bakery, Les Initiés, on our first morning in Tokyo. Florian's eyes lit up at the beautiful crusts on freshly baked breads and the glossy shine on the viennoiserie. He was absolutely spoilt for choice … Continue reading Japan: Ginza and Shinjuku, Tokyo.
05 December 2019 Thursday Day 6: Around 6am the next morning, Florian and I were up and training it from Sapporo Station to New Chitose Airport. We purchased our tickets the night before to spare ourselves the potential stress of waiting in line and delaying ourselves. Still imprinted in my memory was the flavour of … Continue reading Japan: Shibuya, Tokyo.
04 December 2019 Wednesday Day 5: Our first morning in Sapporo and snow was still falling from the evening before. We didn't opt-in for hotel breakfast here so I had something light in our room while Florian slept in a little longer. When he was up, we made our way to Cafe Denmark for him … Continue reading Japan: Day Trip to Otaru.
02 December 2019 Monday Day 3: We woke up to a flurry of snow! But that soon turned into endless rain lasting the entire day. 😦 Again, our day began with a good breakfast. This time we opted for the Western meal. I requested two boiled eggs (I should have asked for half boiled!) while … Continue reading Japan: Furano to Sapporo!
Florian and I have been back just over a week from our final holiday of 2019. I'm really excited to leave some of this year behind and start 2020 on a high. After our miscarriage, Florian and I decided that we would spend more quality time together. On the most part, I think we've managed … Continue reading Japan: Furano, Hokkaido