Okinawa, Japan (Things to do and eat)

The main reason for our trip to Okinawa was to get some rest and relaxation.  We purposely planned it so that most of our time was spent on the beach relaxing and relax we did! It’s amazing how great it is to sometimes just take it easy and rest and recharge. Okuma Beach Our beach…

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….

Bangkok, Thailand (Day 2)

Day 2 had us waking up early to head outside of Bangkok to visit some markets and a fishing village. I had done a lot of research on tour companies and decided on Tours with Tong (www.tourwithtong.com) based on the recommendations of others and their pricing.  Our tour for the day included a private guide, transportation,…

Tokyo, Japan (Day 2 -Asakusa,Tokyo Skytree, and the Robot Restaurant)

After a full and excitement filled first day in Tokyo, we had no trouble passing out and getting some well deserved rest.  The next morning we were eager and ready to see more of what Tokyo had to offer. Day 2 Itinerary: Sensoji Temple Nakamise Shopping Street Ramen Yoroiya Tokyo Skytree Town Kabukicho Robot Restaurant…

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…

Fun and Sun in Boracay, Philippines

So I think I gushed enough about how much we enjoyed our stay at the Monaco Suites de Boracay in my last post. Well I want to share with you some of the other things we did and ate while in Boracay! Our resort offered a free shuttle that departed every hour to D’mall. D’mall…

A freezing cold Christmas in Harbin, China – Part 3

Although Harbin is not considered a huge city, they have a decent number of site seeing locations. Another very popular site is Zhongyang Street. This street is very old, dating back to 1898. It is a pedestrian only street that is about 4700 feet long and lined with restaurants, shops (selling Chinese and Russian goods),…

Hong Kong (Aberdeen and Stanley Market)

So I already told you about some cool sites in Hong Kong, but some other popular destinations when visiting are Aberdeen and Stanley Market. Aberdeen is located on Hong Kong Island and is a well known for it’s floating village and floating seafood restaurant that are located in Aberdeen Harbor. You can visit this area on a…

Hong Kong (Visiting Victoria Peak)

Sorry I have been a little delinquent from blogging! My mom has been visiting and this week we took a side trip to Hong Kong. I have been to Hong Kong many times for business but really haven’t visited many of the tourist sites as I haven’t had time, but since my mom has never…

Dongdaemun at night

If you love shopping and are looking for something to do into the wee hours of the night, Dongdaemun is the place for you. They have malls that are basically open all night and street stalls that don’t even get set up until after 10 PM.