Planes, Trains and Automobiles

I've been travelling to and around Japan for over 20 years and enjoy visiting new places and trying out the local food and drink. There are still plenty of places left to go to and many places I'd like to re-visit.

Botchan dango (坊っちゃん団子 )

On my first trip to Japan in 2000 I stayed with a family in Matsuyama for one week before travelling around the Kansai region by train for another three weeks. During a visit to Dogo onsen, I discovered the delicious sweet known as 'Botchan' dango. This has been my online nickname ever since...