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Know Your Noodles: An Introduction to Asian Noodles

Posted By on June 19, 2014 in China, Expat Life, Japan, Thailand, Travel Tips | 18 comments

Know Your Noodles: An Introduction to Asian Noodles

I’ve been slowly coming to the realization that I’m a total food traveler. In...

A Year in Kit Kats

Posted By on April 8, 2014 in Japan | 28 comments

A Year in Kit Kats

Japan is not an easy country to say goodbye to. I love the faded paper on our...

Sunday Snapshot: Dotonbori

Posted By on March 30, 2014 in Japan, Travel Photography | 14 comments

Japanese Ryokan: Overpriced or Authentic?

Posted By on March 18, 2014 in Japan | 26 comments

Japanese Ryokan: Overpriced or Authentic?

Many travelers consider spending the night in a ryokan, or traditional Japanese...

Sunday Snapshot: Japanese Macaques

Posted By on March 16, 2014 in Japan | 9 comments

A Local’s Guide to Hida-Takayama, Japan

Posted By on March 5, 2014 in Japan | 43 comments

A Local’s Guide to Hida-Takayama, Japan

Most people (myself included a year ago) imagine Tokyo and Japan as the same place....