Looking for Sumo things to do? (Tokyo, Japan)

Japan is truly a great country to visit.  I honestly have never met anyone who went there and wasn’t amazed by all that Japan has to offer from food, attractions, to just really nice polite people.  I was lucky enough to visit Tokyo again a few weeks ago….yes I know, it seems like I keep…

Climbing Mt. Fuji, Japan (to the Summit)

So now that you know our thinking on how to tackle Mt. Fuji and the things to know before you go, let’s talk about how our trip up the mountain actually went.  We had started our trip to Japan with a few days of sight seeing in Tokyo (topping over 20,000 steps each day) and…

Climbing Mt. Fuji, Japan (Things to know before you go)

There is an old Japanese saying that says a wise person will climb Mt. Fuji at least once in their life, and since living in Seoul, we’ve had quite a few friends who have traveled to Mt. Fuji and made the climb.  The same Japanese saying also states that only a fool would climb it twice, so…

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…

Tokyo, Japan (Day 1 – Shinjuku, Shibuya, and Maricar!)

Tokyo is truly an eclectic and vibrant city.  Even though we live in Seoul which is a big city; Tokyo is a very different animal.  The city really doesn’t appear to sleep, our flight arrived late and when we arrived to our apartment, there were plenty of restaurants, bars, and clubs that were still open….

Tokyo, Japan (Things to know before you go)

We had such a great time this past weekend in Tokyo! I can’t wait to share all of the interesting things we ate and got to experience, but first I want to share some of the things that will make any trip to Tokyo just a little bit easier.

Weird foods – trying sandwich flavored breadsticks!

We’re here in Tokyo, Japan this weekend and I found some sake that comes in a little jar, but I decided I needed a snack to go with it. I let Scott pick and he found these little sandwich flavored breadsticks. No clue what kind of sandwich, but let’s find out! View this post on…

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…