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Trip to eat different local curries in Japan (Part 1)

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 on Channel NewsAsia

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  • 12 Jul 2014

    Scenic Road Trip along Izu Peninsula (Part 2)

    We continue our four-day driving trip along Izu Peninsula, while enjoying more local food and hot springs. On the third day of this 260-km trip, begin by driving to Shimoda from Kawazu. At Shimoda, visit a fish market located in front of a roadside station. 

  • 05 Jul 2014

    Scenic Road Trip along Izu Peninsula (Part 1)

    Hot springs and delicious food await us as we embark on a four-day driving trip around Izu Peninsula. We will travel 260km from Higashi Izu in East Izu to Osezaki, Nishi Izu in West Izu. Begin the trip at Atami and drive along the Jyogasaki Coast towards Ito. You will arrive at Ito Station after 40 minutes. Ito is a popular hot spring town located in the east of Izu peninsula.   

  • 30 Jun 2014

    Bingo game between Hot Spring Sommelier Team and Gravure Model Team (Part 2)

    The Hot Spring Sommelier and Gravure Model teams continue their “bingo” race while visiting hot springs in the Okuhida Hot Spring region.

  • 21 Jun 2014

    Bingo game between Hot Spring Sommelier Team and Gravure Model Team (Part 1)

    This week, two teams compete in a “bingo race” around the Okuhida Hot Spring region. Located at the foot of North Japan Alps, it is one of the most popular hot spring areas. The Hot Spring Sommelier team and the Gravure Model team will visit hot springs while playing bingo over three days. 

  • 14 Jun 2014

    Visiting Famous Bridges in summer – Part 2

    Join us as we visit more beautiful bridges in Japan this week. In Nikko, at the Koyoen inn, after a refreshing bath, enjoy a sumptuous dinner. Dishes served include yuba (tofu skin), a speciality of Nikko, and Tochigi Wagyu beef. 

  • 07 Jun 2014

    Visiting Famous Bridges in summer – Part 1

    Japan boasts several beautiful bridges so this week, we will visit the country’s famous bridges. Let’s first check out some bridges in Kyoto and Nara. Start by travelling by Super Express Hashidate from Kyoto to Amano Hashidate. After alighting at Amano Hashidate Station, walk through a street lined with souvenir shops to a unique rotating bridge called Shotenkyo. 

  • 31 May 2014

    Trip around Hakone with a dice – Part 2

    Two teams comprising two men and two women each continue to race around Hakone over three days. Their goal is to reach Heiwa no Torii first, and the losing team pays for all the expenses of the other team. The teams race with the help of a dice, which determines how fast they move forward to the final destination. 

  • 24 May 2014

    Trip around Hakone with a dice – Part 1

    Two teams comprising of women’s team and men’s team, compete to win. They shoot a dice at station/bus stop to decide how many stations they can pass at one time. There is also a mission waiting for them at the next station/bus stop. And, they have to complete the mission in order to get to the next station/bus stop. The team that loses has to pay the cost of this trip.