For any fan of the ice skating anime Yuri on Ice the natural destination in Japan is the coastal city of Karatsu, on which Katsuki Yuuri’s fictional hometown of Hasetsu is based. Since I’m lucky enough to live in southern South Korea, I’ve been able to visit Karatsu a few times, and each time has […]
Learning how to cook Japanese food, real authentic Japanese food, isn’t an easy task. There’s the careful balancing of clean flavors, umami, the specialized ingredients, and just the right preparation. Learning the intricacies of one of the world’s most favored cuisines isn’t for the faint of heart. However, there is an amazing service called Tadaku that pairs […]
Has there ever been a place that you’ve REALLY want to go to, no matter the reason? Do you have the indescribable desire to seek out a specific adventure? We all thought of our big travel dreams and thought we’d share our goals. Where do you want to go in this crazy ole big world? […]
Wine is language on the lips… ~ Virginia Wolf That’s the tagline for Vineworks, an interactive wine tasting company and, frankly, lifestyle, owned and operated by Ian Ashworth in the trendy area of Hongdae. It’s more than learning about wine pairings; it’s about pairing wine with people, it’s about stories and homemade recipes, and it’s […]
Mongolia is a country which might surprise you. If you’re planning to take a holiday there in the coming weeks or months, here are five things you’ll need to know about the Asian nation before you travel.
An army of the dead is a common theme in horror and adventure cinema. The Terracotta Army in China is the best example of a real life army of the dead and was created to protect the first Emperor of China in the afterlife. This is why the Terracotta Army is a must-visit for fans of […]
I’ve never seen so many museums in a single country than I have in South Korea. It’s staggering actually. There’s everything from museums on folklore to Leonardo da Vinci, Hello Kitty, and even African art. Some of these museums get a little… different. How about one dedicated to toilet culture around the world? Or even erotica? […]
We’ve launched our YouTube channel! We’ll be making vlogs and fun videos about our travels past, current, and future! Please subscribe to keep updated While I can’t promise how regular updates will be (once Kristina gets into Korea she’s hoping for at least weekly), we’ve officially launched our YouTube channel and have a video to […]
Though while it’s already Year of the Monkey for a full day in the Eastern part of the world, it’s just midday on our first day of Lunar New Year here in the Western Hemisphere. Celebrations are in cities, towns, and villages all over the world and with good reason. Lunar New Year (aka Chinese […]
Kristina wrote a listicle on Buzzfeed about some of the crazy thoughts us on the Mongol Rally had while driving through Mongolia. There’s some crazy pictures in there. Enjoy!