Author Archives: admin

Japan Highlights

Posted in Guests, Japan Biking | Comments Off on Japan Highlights

Cycling Colourful Kyushu Island

Posted in Guests, Japan Biking | Comments Off on Cycling Colourful Kyushu Island

Sara Ettlinger’s Cherry Blossom Hot Spring Tour

My blog Saturday 13 april 4am london time – text from british airways to say our plane from london was delayed by 6 hours. Boarded the plane. Seen all the movies. Sleeping pill. Wake up in Japan. Panic for an … Continue reading

Posted in Guests, Japan Biking | Comments Off on Sara Ettlinger’s Cherry Blossom Hot Spring Tour

Old News

2011.11.23: Today 125 years ago, Thomas Stevens set out from Nagasaki for his Japan Biking tour. Here’s the delightful report. 2011.07.19 – 22: Japan Biking in Europe. Following the Tour de France in Provence and on Alpe d’Huez. 2011.06.27: Jennifer and … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Biking | Comments Off on Old News

Home sweet home

Back from our Japan Highlights trip: 700 km by bike, 240 by car and 130 by ferry. Read Katy Piotrowski’s testimonial. Roger’s testimonial.

Posted in Guests, Japan Biking | Comments Off on Home sweet home

♥ Kyoto !

What a fun day following Yuko’s flapping kimono sleeves ! ♥ Kyoto ! Here is our Izumi – Kyoto reconnaisance route.

Posted in Japan Biking | Comments Off on ♥ Kyoto !

Japan Highlights

Today we set out for Kyoto. Driving 1000 km in 3 days as reconnaissance for our upcoming  Japan Highlights trip. Kyoto recon during the weekend. Then on Sunday evening we welcome our guests at the Heianbo Ryokan. Monday Yuko will … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Biking | Comments Off on Japan Highlights

Peter & Carol’s Blog

Peter & Carol keep a delightful blog about their one month, 200km self-guided tour. They also made it to the website of Umeda Bike Shop and the local newspaper.

Posted in Guests, Japan Biking | Comments Off on Peter & Carol’s Blog

Passing by

Mr & Mme Chastet from France pass by Izumi today on their tour of Kyushu. Unfortunately we are not at home to welcome them. And the cranes aren’t either. Maybe a mutsugoro mudfish cake at Okasan’s shop will comfort them. … Continue reading

Posted in Biking in Japan, Izumi | Comments Off on Passing by

Henry & Sandy

After a successful cycling trip in Hokkaido 2 years ago and the birth of a son last year, Henry & Sandy were ready for yet another unforgettable bike adventure in Japan. Their 10 days bike trip brought them from Izumi … Continue reading

Posted in Guests, Japan Biking | Comments Off on Henry & Sandy