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First taste of Japan

Featured photo: Lunch at the base of Fushimi-Inari-Taisha

On my first morning in Japan, I headed down to the restaurant in my hotel, eager to steer clear of western food and try the local breakfast. I had a big travel day ahead; I was heading from Narita to Kyoto. This was an all you can eat buffet so I had seconds especially as the fish was excellent. Continue reading First taste of Japan

Namsambol Village of Traditional Houses

Surrounded by Seoul’s modern buildings, Namsambol Village was a step back in time. The artistic roofs and shaded verandas around the courtyard painted a glimpse into the past. I peered through windows and open doorways until it was time to eat. Continue reading Namsambol Village of Traditional Houses