Category: Food and Drink

  • Could I Live Here? Kyoto Edition

    Could I Live Here? Kyoto Edition

    For over a millennium, Kyoto was Japan’s main city and capital. Though it’s been overshadowed by Tokyo, Kyoto remains a vibrant city where tradition meets the modern world. It’s certainly one of the cities not to miss on a visit to Japan, but what would it be like to live in Kyoto? Atmosphere The great…

  • Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko

    Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko

    Sitting on the serene and beautiful Lake Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko is one of Japan’s largest resort towns in the Fuji Five Lakes region. It’s also the easiest to get to, making it the best of the lake towns to visit if you want to explore the natural wonders at the foothills of Mount Fuji. Day trip…

  • Vegan-friendly restaurants in Prague

    Vegan-friendly restaurants in Prague

    Though Czech cuisine is traditionally heavy on meat, Prague is extremely progressive when it comes to dietary preferences. Vegetarian options are pretty much everywhere, and vegan options are increasingly available even in non-vegan restaurants. Though I myself am an unrepentant meat-eater, I had to find a way to accommodate a vegan friend visiting Prague. So…

  • 50 tips for your first trip to Europe

    50 tips for your first trip to Europe

    For Americans or other tourists traveling to Europe for the first time, a lot of aspects of local life may be new or confusing. There are many intricacies when it comes to navigating restaurant dining, transportation, and other experiences that you’d probably be well to study up on in advance. The better informed you are…

  • Amazing foods to try in Greece

    Amazing foods to try in Greece

    Though it’s often eclipsed in the foodie department by neighbors like France and Italy, Greece is a culinary powerhouse. Greek cuisine is both light and flavorful and intensely rich, making for an amazing variety of unique dishes to try. Different regions of Greece will specialize in different dishes, but many of these tasty treats can…

  • Traveling to Berlin with a dog

    Traveling to Berlin with a dog

    Getting a pet is a lot like having kids. The responsibility can bog you down and restrict your freedom to travel spontaneously or travel at all. The alternative is to travel with your dog. Europe is a great place to travel with pets because dogs are an important part of the culture and lifestyle in…