Tag: Asia

11 Days in Japan: From Tokyo to Osaka

As a first time visitor to Japan, planning an itinerary was a disconcerting exercise. There are innumerable experiences you can dive into. Shrines, onsens, ryokans, hikes, renown restaurants, and izakaya--the list would seem nearly endless. So when we outlined our 11-day itinerary to Japan, Maria and I were up for a monumental journey spanning over 77 miles on foot and hundreds of miles by train. Read More

Kimchi Country: My Time in Seoul

Seoul became a very special place for me. Travelers from the Western World will find amazing cultural, topographical, architectural and technological differences in Seoul. The city has over 10 million residents and a population density nearly twice that of New York. The transit in the city is unbelievably efficient. The food is inexpensive and delicious. The people are kind and live like night owls. The landscape is something to be in awe of. Technology is far more intertwined in their everyday life. Read More