Matt's Yamanashi Life

January 29, 2015

I climbed Mt Fuji for the first time back in July 2009, at the start of the school holidays, climbed overnight with limited clothing, no torch and the only food I brought along being two cold cheeseburgers. Once I got to the top, the wind was so bad I’m sure I saw Hele...

January 26, 2015

 

The 4 seasons in Yamanashi are as distinct as you can get. There are major extremes with summer in the Kofu, Isawa area getting to 40C and Kiyosato city sometimes getting to -20C in winter. Coming from the tropics of Cairns where there is only wet and dry season, it m...

January 26, 2015

Here’s one of Yamanashi’s tastiest spots for a stunning feast. When you're visiting the Mt Fuji area you would be a fool not to go to Moose Hills Burgers at Kawaguchiko. These burgers will make grin more than when you scroll through tinder in the Czech Republic. They a...

January 21, 2015

 

In Yamanashi, we are blessed with much more to do than just looking at Mt Fuji while eating Houto noodles. While the peach trees are enjoying themselves in the cold, I will bring some of my favourite places that are worth visiting when you come around here next.

 

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