my 2015 in travel

December 31st, 2015 / by / in: food / 2 Responses

I know I’m super behind in updating this blog but I figured I’d post some travel highlights from the past year. I travelled to Europe and Asia, flew on some of my favourite airlines, and got in on some excellent mistake fares. Here’s hoping that 2016 is just as fun! […]

how to only eat japanese food in honolulu

November 27th, 2014 / by / in: food / No responses

I went to Honolulu intending to eat only Japanese food. I mostly succeeded! Waikiki seems to be about 95% Japanese people and everything (EVERYTHING) is in Japanese and English. You could definitely go to Waikiki as a Japanese person without knowing a single word of English and be totally fine. […]

more dumplings

October 14th, 2014 / by / in: food / No responses

As promised, MORE DUMPLINGS. The above picture is actually a steamed bun that Mike would procure every morning from a street vendor near our hotel. Of course, these buns were extremely tasty and cost like $0.20 CAD. Because China. A random alleyway somewhere in the French Concession. Getting directions to… […]

shanghai dumpling tour

October 8th, 2014 / by / in: food / No responses

I guess you could really call our trip to Shanghai the Trip of Dumpling Eating. We had dumplings for the majority of our meals. The famous xiolongbao (soup dumplings) are a Shanghai thing so OF COURSE we had to eat them as much as possible. We did the “Dumpling Delights” tour […]

bangkok food

April 20th, 2014 / by / in: food / No responses

Ooops, I got a little behind on my Thailand posts because I went to Shanghai. More on that later. Here is an entry mostly devoted to food. In Bangkok. Of course it starts in a mall, because why not? WHERE BETTER TO EXPERIENCE AUTHENTIC CULTURE THAN AT A MALL? (Contrary to […]


February 26th, 2014 / by / in: food / No responses

I’m going to Tokyo again NEXT WEEK and I still have all these Japan posts from a zillion years ago. This one is just a quick post about a restaurant that’s fairly popular with tourists, Kaikaya in Shibuya. I’d heard it recommended several times and although the food was good, […]

goya champuru forever

February 19th, 2014 / by / in: food / 1 Response

I have a bunch of posts with photos that I just never got around to posting from Japan sitting in Drafts in WordPress. I’m going to try to finish posting them since some of them have been around for almost a YEAR. A YEAR! Writing all these words and captions […]

random japanese food

December 11th, 2013 / by / in: food / 2 Responses

This is an entry of random food photos from Japan that I didn’t get around to posting anywhere else. Yay, random food! The thing in the photo above is some kind of amazing Japanese bread item — Japan has the best weird bread things — it’s a potato croquette inside […]

ramen burger

June 4th, 2013 / by / in: food / 2 Responses

Before  I get into my Hiroshima posts, I thought I’d post about the Lotteria Ramen Burger. We tried it a couple days after it came out and it’s still available (for a limited time) in Japan. It’s basically exactly what it sounds like — a burger with ramen on it! […]