[traveling] Where to get a good Asian treat near Port Authority in NYC?

If you’re catching a bus or walking nearby the Port Authority in NYC, you’ve got to check this place out. Just about 12 minutes walking distance away from Port Authority, Bibble & Sip is a small Asian inspired cafe that serves urban Japanese sweet treats like parfaits and cream puffs, they also have a variety…

[traveling] Shop smart for cheap JAL/ANA Japanese domestic flight deals

With the rising of cheap Asian flight deals in Toronto, more and more Torontonians are reaching out to Asia, especially to Japan.  Now that there are direct flights from Toronto to Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.  I used to travel through Japan with my JR pass, but recently I’ve found great domestic flight deals like 7300…

unveiling the dual voltage 100-240V travel cooker

Every time I shop at grocery stores or meat stores in Asia I honestly wished I have a mini cooker that allows me to cook, so that I can buy the wagyu beef and make myself a shabu shabu in my room. And recently I’ve found the one on amazon.ca! This dual voltage travel cooker…

Riding on luxurious bus with a budget in Japan

There are many public transportation options to travel between cities and prefectures within Japan, for example riding on the Shinkansen or domestic airlines, but there is always the bus route option you can take and you can spend as little as 1/3 of what the Shinkansen would cost you to go luxury and comfy on…

The little Santorini just 3 hours away from Seoul

There are a few staycation spots near Seoul that you should definitely include in your list if you’re planning to visit in the summer.   I wrote about the sea water tofu near the East Korean Sea earlier, just nearby also close to Pyeong Chang where the 2018 Winter Olympic is going to take place…

A taste of the sea water tofu in East Korean sea

Tofu is one of the ‘must have’ dishes in traditional Korean gourmet, they are made into cold side dishes, hot soups and it also comes in different kinds of soft and hard textures.   In East sea, also known as Donghae (Dong means East while Hae means sea) area has a special place called Chodang…

Do all these green glass bottled Korean soju taste the same?

  Korean soju all comes in a green glass bottle, it may have seem to be the same brand but just like in Japan, every city from different prefectures or provinces in Korea makes their own soju. Despite the package and the clear liquor all looks identical, these tasting experts says they’re not. Do you…