Ode to Chimdak 찜딹

An often overlooked culinary masterpiece from the land of the morning calm is Chimdak. Chimdak is a medley of chicken, tanmyeon *see through noodles, cabbage, cheese and dumplings. Thisnis such a basic idea yet it has no right being as tasty as it is. If you’re in Korea and about to get yet ANOTHER Samgyeopsal […]

Horror Experience in Ikebukuro, Tokyo: 七人ミサキ

  If you go out to ikebukuro today you’ll find the new shichininmisaki horror experience at the Ikebukuro Aquarium.   The tour itself consists of an audio horror tour taking you thought all the usual fish tank areas with newly added ghouls and ghosts Al Carte. The audio is all in Japanese telling the story…

Tokyo’s most romantic Starbucks?

Christmas in Tokyo: Omotesando’s sky-high Starbucks   It’s barely October and I got you on Christmas. Just a quick post to talk to you about a special little Starbucks I had the pleasure of visiting last year during the Christmas celebrations. Adorned with fairy lights and gnome homes dotted around a gorgeous rustic arena theatre…

The Smart Traveller’s guide to Fukuoka 福岡

An account of what I found nifty & very useful during my 5 day trip to Fukuoka   Once you get past the juvenile snigger of your airport bag boldly gilded with Fukuoka Aiport Terminal-Fukuoka or FAT-FUK for short, you’ll be immediately relieved to realise that Fukuoka’s main station, Hakata(博多) is a solid 5 minutes…