Tasty Treats Found In Kyoto

As my stay in Kyoto was quite brief, I tried to savour anything I found interesting. There was so much to choose from, my senses were bombarded! Mochi Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, and sometimes other ingredients such as water, sugar, and cornstarch. The rice is pounded… Continue reading Tasty Treats Found In Kyoto

My Visit To Nijo-jo Castle

History Nijo Castle was built as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa shōguns. The Tokugawa shogunate used Edo as the capital city, but Kyoto continued to be the home of the Imperial Court. Kyoto Imperial Palace is located north-east of Nijō Castle.— Wikipedia Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was one of the first unifiers of Japan. Feudal Japan was split… Continue reading My Visit To Nijo-jo Castle

Quick Tour of Thailand

In 2007, after visiting Vietnam, our group dropped by Thailand. It was a quick tour around Bangkok mostly, so the most impressive part of this leg of my Asia trip was the Grand Palace. “The Grand Palace (Thai: พระบรมมหาราชวัง Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang ) is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been… Continue reading Quick Tour of Thailand

Reblog Feature: Best Places To Live In Asia For Expats by Top 10 Cities To Visit

Many people, especially Westerners, are mystified with Asian countries. The sultry weather, flamboyant culture, and gastronomic journey all make Asia an exciting destination for tourists. But how about expats? If you’re planning to move to an Asian city, we’ve got you covered. Here, we listed 10 of the best places to live in Asia for… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Best Places To Live In Asia For Expats by Top 10 Cities To Visit