Don’t overlook Kigali and Rwanda as vacation destinations because of your perceptions of Africa or the region. You will find a people and country not only welcoming of the world but also eager to explain both their history and their future.
Few experiences in life will compare to a gorilla trek in Rwanda to see Guhonda – the oldest silverback know to be living in the wild today.
By Jeff Parsons I have posted before about my first attempt at a gluten-free, sugar free, grain-free chocolate cake. It’s actually one of my favorite chocolate cakes of all time. At a recent party, guests were surprised how moist the cake was. We continue to use this cake for dessert as part of a ramen-making class…
Try an Airbnb vacation: 11 days. 3 Airbnb Experiences. 3 different Airbnb apartments in Tokyo, Japan.
You know you’re at a good place when the owner of the pub gets your beer then pulls up a chair and starts to talk.
With its dramatic growth and its coming exposure on the greatest of world stages, the “quaint little fishing village” long in the shadows of Tokyo now shines brightly on it’s very own.
Trust the Japanese people. They already trust you without even knowing you.
Is Sonoma better than Napa?
In traditional Asian culture, a birthday celebration often includes a great bowl of noodles. The long strands of unbroken noodles symbolize long life. Recently, we were honored to host Niki’s birthday at her beautiful home in Oakland with our “Story of Ramen” event. Her spouse Dani organized this event as a surprise birthday for her….
First, before we talk about how to eat your ramen, let’s dive into a little history. With its roots as a Chinese noodle dish, ramen spread to Japan and integrated with the local food-culture. In 1859 Japan opened its ports to the world, bringing in linguistic interpreters from China and Western countries. Foreign settlements were…
Babu JI in Mission District – worth visiting even if you just want to try the Colonel Tso’s Cauliflower
One of the first things you notice about the Black Cat is its black facade on the corner of Eddy and Leavenworth streets in the Tenderloin in San Francisco. It stands out from much of the rest of the nearby streets filled with gated entrances and graffiti. You immediately get a sense that…