Picture This: Fabulous Food Signs of Osaka’s Dotonbori


The competition for most eye-catching advertising is nearly as much of a draw as the food in Osaka, Japan’s Dotonbori District.

When the crab restaurant Kani Doraku erected their giant mechanized crab sign back in 1960 they kicked off quite a craze of giant animated… CONTINUE READING >>


The competition for most eye-catching advertising is nearly as much of a draw as the food in Osaka, Japan’s Dotonbori District.

When the crab restaurant Kani Doraku erected their giant mechanized crab sign back in 1960 they kicked off quite a craze of giant animated… CONTINUE READING >>

Something’s Fishy in Busan, South Korea

Anyone who has watched M*A*S*H has heard of Busan, South Korea, although on the show it was called Pusan.

As we learned from Beijing formerly being called Peking, early western visitors to East Asia couldn’t seem to get their Ps and Bs straight.

As one of the only areas… CONTINUE READING >> 

Anyone who has watched M*A*S*H has heard of Busan, South Korea, although on the show it was called Pusan.

As we learned from Beijing formerly being called Peking, early western visitors to East Asia couldn’t seem to get their Ps and Bs straight.

As one of the only areas… CONTINUE READING >> 

Incredible Fish Market of Busan, South Korea


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This place in Busan, South Korea is HUGE and we had no idea what half the stuff is – then we we’re rescued by the funniest fishmonger ever! Isn’t he great?… CONTINUE READING >>


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This place in Busan, South Korea is HUGE and we had no idea what half the stuff is – then we we’re rescued by the funniest fishmonger ever! Isn’t he great?… CONTINUE READING >>

Bouillabaisse Hit

Our “low to the ground” style of traveling enables us to uncover unique regional fare. Right near the top of our list would have to be the bouillabaisse on the French Riviera.

While the city of Marseille traditionally lays claim to being the birthplace of bouillabaisse, the fact is that fishermen all along this rocky coast invented the soup as a way… CONTINUE READING >>

Our “low to the ground” style of traveling enables us to uncover unique regional fare. Right near the top of our list would have to be the bouillabaisse on the French Riviera.

While the city of Marseille traditionally lays claim to being the birthplace of bouillabaisse, the fact is that fishermen all along this rocky coast invented the soup as a way… CONTINUE READING >>