Dining in Tokyo

What’s the food scene like in Tokyo? One word: delicious.

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Tasty Thursdays: Hawaiian Breakfasts

I was in Kauai last weekend, taking a much-needed break from Seattle gloom and work stress. There’s something about Hawaii that instantly lifts the spirits. Perhaps it’s the sun. Or the chill, relaxing, “hang loose” vibe–the reason I would rather go there than Florida any day, despite the equal flying time. Part of it is certainly…

The Walking Streets of Ko Samui

There’s a curious and absolutely delightful event that happens in a different region of Ko Samui every night. This is known as a walking street, basically the best kind of night market, full of delicious food and interesting shopping. For some reason, despite their popularity, it’s really difficult to find information on the walking streets. When do…

Bangkok: Urban Exploration

In previous posts, we talked about how a tour guide had mentioned the five things you have to do in Bangkok. To refresh your memory, here they are: Visit the Grand Palace. Visit the temples. Get a massage. See a floating market. Go shopping. I shared our experiences with #s 1 and 2 here. As…

Bangkok: A Food Diary

Of the many places we have been around the world, Thailand is possibly the best so far when it comes to food. It always shocks me when I lose weight after a trip, particularly one like this where I ate everything in sight. I was in fact so busy just eating stuff that I apparently didn’t…