Weird foods – trying Japanese horse meat sashimi

We arrived to Kawaguchiko today, one of the five lakes of Mt. Fuji. We were so ravenous by the time we got there, so we  decided to visit nearby Houtou Fudou to try their signature noodle dish.  While perusing the menu, I saw horse meat sashimi and since Scott and Cathy wouldn’t let me to…

What can you get for $1? (Daiso) 

****Update as of June 2017**** Daiso has just opened a new store in Myeongdong.  Why is this so exciting you ask? Because it is 8 stories high, I think it’s the largest store in Seoul!!  To get there and see all 8 magical floors for yourself take the subway to Myeongdong Station, take exit 2….

Seoul’s Noryangjin Fish Market

In honor of this week’s weird food – Nakji, this week’s post is going to be of Seoul’s famous Noryangjin Fish Market where I have had the opportunity to chow down on some delicious Nakji as well as a variety of other seafoods. I’ve always loved visiting markets whenever I travel, there’s something very interesting…

D’Maris Buffet (Seoul, South Korea)

**Update as of 02/14/2018 – this buffet has changed to Marincanto, although I have not been since the changeover, I have heard the buffet is similar to before** So you may have read my post of our visit to Todai buffet in Myeongdong.  Well I had heard from a few friends that they found another buffet…

Getting our fill of the Philippines (Manila)

This was our first time visiting the Philippines. And even though we had heard mixed opinions about Manila, mostly warnings to watch out for ourselves as Manila was considered dangerous, we decided we needed to see it for ourselves. I always take these comments with a grain of salt; I think part of traveling to…

Visit to CJ Foodworld!

I recently decided that I want to take some Korean cooking classes while we are here in Seoul. While I was searching online for classes, I found mention of CJ Foodworld. Someone mentioned they had taken classes there, but I wasn’t able to locate any information in english online, so when I was walking to…