Category Archives: Asia

Trip to Armenia – Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery

Armenia Road Trip Part 2 - Geghard and Garni, A Monastery and a Temple

Our road trip was going smoothly. We had enjoyed Yerevan, and now we were on our way to some big sights, the Geghard Monastery and Garni Temple. Both exceeded our expectations, and the fact that the pastel blossoms of spring popped, we were definitely in our element.  Visiting Geghard Monastery Unfortunately we just didn’t have […]

Armenia Road Trip Part 1 – Battle with Potholes All The Way to Yerevan

Armenia - Road Trip

“Armenia is at war!” These are the words we heard when picking up our rental car from the only agency we could find that would allow us to drive across the border from Georgia. “But you will be fine as long as you don’t take the first border crossing. Also, you can call me if […]

101 Japanese Kit Kat Candy Bars – A Taste Challenge

101 Japanese Kit Kat Candy Bars - A Taste Challenge

Japanese Kit Kat Flavors That Will Surprise You Kit Kat candy bars; everybody has had one, right? These chocolate-covered wafers will tickle anyone’s sweet tooth, but in Japan they have taken Kit Kats to a whole new level.   Maybe Not Quite 101 Japanese Kit Kat Candy Bars Ten years ago, the Japanese began to […]

Jordan Road Trip – Sidetrack to Um er-Rasas

Read: Um er-Rasas A World Heritage Site

Jordan surprised us from the moment we got off the airplane in Amman. Of course, after only spending a couple of days in the capital city, we were ready to hit the road. We’d planned a road trip, because Jordan is a rather small country, and we were pretty sure we could hit many of […]

The Incense Cities of the Negev – World Heritage

Negev World Heritage

Deserts have always seemed mysterious and exotic to me. Growing up I devoured stories of exploration, exotic caravans, and women wearing gauzy belly dancing outfits. I drooled over the idea of having my own camel to take care of as my Bedouin family stops for the night and pitches their sprawling tent with luxurious carpets […]

Making Ramen at the Cup Noodles Museum – Yokohama

Making Your Own Cup of Noodles Japan

Traveling around Japan, we find we spend a lot of time eating, planning what we are going to eat, learning about local foods, and well, eating some more. Planning this trip, we all knew that we wanted to learn more about that iconic Japanese food – Ramen! Luckily, just a few minutes from Tokyo station […]

Top 10 Things to do in Mongolia

Top 10 Mongolia

If you are looking for an adventure on your next vacation?  You can’t get any more adventurous than Mongolia!  Exotic, completely different, wonderful and friendly people, and even some food all add up to the trip of a lifetime.  Once, I don’t know, because quite frankly I’m ready to go back!

Best Themed Restaurants – Tokyo, Japan

Themed Restaurants in Japan

Japan knows how to eat…in some pretty cool surroundings. One of my favorite things about Japan is the themed restaurants, like the Kawaii Monster Café or the Pokemon Café. They have something for your inner nerd. Vampires, Ninjas, Anime, Video Games, Robots, Fishing, Haunted Houses, Sumo, and so much more! So many adventures!  I haven’t […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Cuddly! Animal Cafés in Japan

Animal Cafes in Japan

Animal Cafés Japan- Coffee with a Side of Love! Most homes in Japan are tiny and either not suited for pets or pets just aren’t allowed. People love animals though, and not getting some kitty cuddles on occasion is hard. Japan has an answer for everything, however, so the Cat Café was born. Because of their […]

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