meat plus fire

April 10th, 2013 / by / in: food / 3 Responses

I’m trying to update my blog more frequently, but I’m getting behind because I have a backlog of fairly long entries that I need to finish. In the meantime, here’s another short post. This one is about yakiniku! Yakiniku (焼肉) means “grilled meat” and usually means Korean-style BBQ. You know, […]


September 2nd, 2011 / by / in: travel / No responses

It makes me feel better to know a tiny bit of a language before I visit a country. And it shows respect to learn a couple phrases before you go. It’s easy in France, even with my microscopic knowledge of French. Other Romance languages are often similar enough to French […]

mini rtw explained

June 28th, 2011 / by / in: travel / 16 Responses

I recently a booked a fun trip for a mere 100,000 miles and about $300. Toronto – Tokyo – Seoul – Hong Kong – Frankfurt – Toronto, all in business class. How did I do it? Let me explain! While not exactly a secret, it doesn’t seem like too many […]