Monthly Archives: December 2015

Poison Bakery, Busan, South Korea

During my last visit to Japan, I had poisonous fish…that was the title of an earlier blog post.  Somehow, today’s entry harks back to that, in spite of this one taking place in the country on the other side of … Continue reading

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Mischievous Menus, Japanese Jokesters

Today’s post is partially a game and partially a language lesson.  (Whenever I’m playing any game, music helps me concentrate; here’s the music video du jour.) Take a minute to think about various homonyms in your native language(s).  How different … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Breakfast Series, Part 2: Moscow, Russia

“How do you get rid of the taste of whale?” is totally going to be a chapter in my book.  In Sapporo, the answer was chocolate sandwich. For Moscow, Russia, I’m…not sure I have a sufficient response.  I’ll be back … Continue reading

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