Serene Scenes at Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and Friendly Deer at Nara Park – Kyoto, Japan Pt. 3

Walking through a forest has always given me a sense of serenity that only nature can provide.  But walking through one in Arashiyama that’s lined with bamboo brings inner peace to a whole new level. Just a short walk from the Kinkaku-ji Temple was the town of Arashiyama, which is pretty famous for its beautiful

Must Try Japanese Street Food & Delicacies in Kyoto, Japan!

You can certainly sample the best foods a country has to offer by simply walking the streets!  Japan is no stranger to delicious street food – here are some Japanese street food that I sampled here in Kyoto! Japanese Street Food – Totemo Oiishi! Before you enter Fushimi Inari-taishi, you will find a number of street

Orange and Golden Japanese Temples, Fushimi Inari-taisha & Kinkaku-ji – Kyoto, Japan Pt. 2

Kyoto is known for it’s majestic and amazing Japanese temples…and it doesn’t disappoint! Japanese Temples in All Kinds of Colors! After a good night’s rest, I was ready to take on Kyoto and all it’s cultural splendor!  First order of business was to visit Fushimi Inari-taisha, famously known for orange colored Shinto shrines.  Getting here

Raw Octopus (Sannakji) at Noryangjin Fish Market & Museum Adventures – Seoul, South Korea Pt. 4

“Sashimi, you know moving??” is what I told the nice Korean lady.  But due to foreign language barriers, she cooked my octopus.  What I wanted was Sannakji! The Sannakji Search Begins… One of the things that I was very eager to try was Sannakji, which is a Korean dish consisting of raw baby octopus chopped

Seoul Street Food – Tasty Treats on a Budget!

If you want to experience the local cuisine, some of the best food when traveling is found on the street!  And South Korea has some of the most interesting and delicious street food I’ve ever had the pleasure of sampling! Seoul Street Food Galore! You will find no shortage of food carts by walking through the

Bukchon Hanok Village, Myeongdong, & North Seoul Tower – Seoul, South Korea Pt. 3

When I travel, I try to cram as much as I can on the first couple days of adventure.  This way I can spend the rest of my time enjoying the local vibe. Well, there is A LOT to see here in Seoul!  As I was walking towards the Bukchon Hanok Village, I passed by

Gyeongbokgung Palace and Korean Ginger Chicken Soup! Seoul, South Korea Pt. 2

It’s chilly out here in South Korea.  For some reason, I associated all Asian countries with warm weather.  Boy was I wrong. Well I did know that it would going to be a bit cold coming here, but for some reason I was having a hard time having that click in my brain – let’s blame