Calamansi Calamansi

Calamansi Calamansi

If you’re ever hiking through the rain forest in Borneo and a leech grabs a hold of you, take a Calamansi and squeeze the juice onto the leech, he’ll come right off.  That was the first thing I learned about Calamanis, the miniature limes you see being sold all over the place. The next thing … Continue reading

Sautee

Sautee

Eryn ordered this dish at a restaurant just outside of Ubud, Bali.  We had an amazing view of the rice paddies with palm trees scattered through out.  The restaurant was an open aired restaurant and also a part of an art gallery.  The food was fresh and we were happy.

Porky

Porky

As the Aurora approached what would soon be our stop for the night we were speechless.  At the foot of a small mountain was a gorgeous secluded beach with several small huts.  Jurassic park couldn’t even compare.  We could see smoke coming through the palms’s, to our surprise the smoke was from our dinner which … Continue reading

Winter Vacation

Winter Vacation

Tao Philippines In 30 days Eryn and I will be heading off on yet another adventure.  We have the entire month of January off and we’re heading to Borneo and the Philippines.  Here’s what we’ve got planned so far: Borneo Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Celebrate New Years Eve in Kota Kinabalu and eat a ton … Continue reading

Liquor & Rice cake Festival

Liquor & Rice cake Festival

Our city hosted it’s annual Liquor & Rice Cake Festival this month so we obviously had to check it out to, you know, gain more insight on this wonderful culture we’re living in.  They sold shot glasses for 1,000 won ($1) and you could take it around to each booth for a sample of their … Continue reading

Hallyu Dream Concert

Hallyu Dream Concert

So tonight our city hosted the 2011 Hallyu Dream Concert.  Easily one of the largest concerts of the year in South Korea.  Apparently last year they gave away hundreds of tickets to foreigners for free to promote tourism in Korea and celebrate Kpop internationally.  However, this year you had to go to their facebook page … Continue reading

Random Busan Shopping Trip

Random Busan Shopping Trip

Decided to randomly to go to Busan….to shop obviously. Busan has some of the best shopping (in my opinion) in Korea. Today we spent our time at Nampodong which had a good mix of chain stores (American apparel, abc mart, gap) and also has the side streets with amazing boutique type shops. Nearby is also … Continue reading