Uber may be the king of ridesharing services, but Lyft is not far behind. As with Uber, Lyft gives me the ability to request, track, and pay for a ride at the tip of my fingers. It’s such a simple yet brilliant idea that millions are now … [Click to continue]
In Beijing, it seems as if there’s a roast duck restaurant on every corner. One of them is Jingzun Peking Duck Restaurant. The casual restaurant, busy with both locals and expats, is popular for their affordable and delicious Peking duck.
Peking duck … [Click to continue]
Planning to fly between U.S. and Middle East or Africa? If so, you may need to leave your electronics including iPads and laptops in your checked baggage.
This ban includes, but is not limited to, electronics such as laptops, digital cameras, iPads, tablets, … [Click to continue]
Out of all the tonkatsu (fried pork cutlet) restaurants in Tokyo, numbering in the thousands, nowhere seems to do it as well as Tonki near Meguro Station.
For almost 80 years, Tonki has been serving tonkatsu, a type of pork cutlet which is breaded in … [Click to continue]
If you are planning to travel to Japan, and want to explore this beautiful country by train, then purchasing a Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) is a must.
These train passes, good for 7, 14, or 21 consecutive days of travel, will allow you … [Click to continue]
Located in a small corner of Chelsea Market is Los Tacos No. 1, an unassuming taco stall serving up some of the best tacos in New York City. For something so simple, it’s surprising how hard it is … [Click to continue]
A few miles west of Old Town Havana is El Aljibe, a state-owned, open-air restaurant popular with tourists for the family style roast chicken, served the same way for over 60 years.
The first time I heard about El Aljibe was while watching Anthony … [Click to continue]
13. Nanzenji Temple – Kyoto
Not far from one end of the Philosopher’s Path in Kyoto is Nanzenji Temple, an extensive temple surrounded by smaller sub-temples. While the main grounds are free to enter, the surrounding temples require an entrance fee. Hard to … [Click to continue]
Before Mammoth Brewing Company and The EATery, there was Whiskey Creek, one of the most popular restaurants and happy hours in Mammoth Lakes, CA. When I found out Whiskey Creek would be closing, I almost cried. For years, I stopped by Whiskey Creek for a drink … [Click to continue]