japan

DaSaitama investigation, how dasai is Saitama? The Smart Traveller’s guide to Omiya 大宮

埼玉・Saitama; Prefecture immediately North of Tokyo ださい・Dasai; Uncool, Unfashionable Short answer, yes. I've lived in Tokyo, Chiba and Saitama. And it goes without saying the least pleasant place of them all is, by a long shot, Saitama. The foods not as good, the bars are not as fun, the Locations aren't as interesting- it's as… Continue reading DaSaitama investigation, how dasai is Saitama? The Smart Traveller’s guide to Omiya 大宮

japan

『Narita- so much more than an airport!』The Smart Traveller’s guide to Narita Town 成田町

It wouldn't take much imagination to like the  name "Narita" with the well-known and inconveniently distant Narita international airport, situated way, way, way to the east of Tokyo, but did you know that Narita is actually a charming little town filled with delicious eateries and my favourite temple in all of Japan?   Situated not… Continue reading 『Narita- so much more than an airport!』The Smart Traveller’s guide to Narita Town 成田町

Korea

Ode to Chimdak 찜딹

An often overlooked culinary masterpiece from the land of the morning calm is Chimdak. Chimdak is a medley of chicken, tanmyeon *see through noodles, cabbage, cheese and dumplings. Thisnis such a basic idea yet it has no right being as tasty as it is. If you’re in Korea and about to get yet ANOTHER Samgyeopsal […]