Ramen in Japan

Ramen…  one of my favorite Japanese foods… I am certainly not an expert in the topic, but I am definitely a fan. Maybe even a little obsessed! Its a very popular dish, normally a broth that can be made from pork, chicken, fish… together with noodles.  These vary in thickness and texture dependent on the…

China

This is a very late post but I didn’t want to leave my visit to China unrecorded 🙂 I had to work in Shanghai and Beijing so I took advantage to do a little sightseeing during those days but at the end of the work trip I was able to tag along my dear friends’…

Ho Chi Minh – what a weekend!

Ho Chi Minh, or Saigon for the more romantic, is a busy but friendly city. This is the description that our lovely local guide Tam gave when I asked her. I couldn’t agree more. Saigon in Vietnamese means busy/ dynamic. No, I am joking, but it could well be. From the plane you can already see…

Takayama & Shirakawa-go – Mountain Wonderland

Some people said we were crazy to want to explore some of Japan’s highest mountains during the winter. I must admit it wasn’t by design that we planned the trip this way but other than Kyoto and Tokyo, all the other destinations we went to were indeed on the mountains. Not a difficult task considering…

The One and Only: Fuji- san

It is very hard to pick the highlight of our trip to Japan but seeing Mt. Fuji has to be on the top 3 for sure. Fuji-san for the locals 🙂 I find it so sweet that they refer to it as a person and respect it as they would respect the elderly. Our journey…

Chiang Mai, Thailand – guest post by Carol & Lucas

Carol and Lucas recently went to chiang Mai, Thailand. They have shared their top recommendations with us. We will make it there at some point soon, and will verify it all with our own eyes!! ———— Chiang Mai is one of the main destinations in northern Thailand. To be honest, we decided to go there…

Crete

We went to Crete to celebrate my 30's birthday. And what better way to celebrate than with your loved one, friends, beach and sun? There is so much to see in Crete that I feel that this is not a very fair assessment of this gorgeous island. We went to centre and west part of…