I spent last week in Hokkaido, the 'unexplored frontier' of Japan.
Hokkaido's famous for beautiful scenery:
and fantastic seafood:
But for me the trip was all about Japanese wagashi and azuki bean paste:
I have about thirty more photos that look like the above. I will spare you though.
I indulged my sweet tooth quite a few times while there, so expect nothing but Japan posts for the next week or so...