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March 14, 2020

The last restaurant we ate for Kagoshima was Zabon Ramen.

A cute diner-like interior, and the ramen was fulfilling and set at a good price.

Last snacks.

Here is a departing video of a clear view of the active volcano:

March 8, 2020

My travel partner also loves eel aside from dango, and so our next restaurant of course specializes in eel: Satsuma Jokiya Kagashi Yokocho.

And for those that want to bring back souvenirs you should visit: Satsuma Jokiya Kagashi Yokocho which has a lot of sweets and goo...

March 1, 2020

I'm not so much a fan of souffle pancakes, but usually when traveling to Japan someone in the group surely is a fan. And Gram's is a pretty reliable place for a decent souffle pancake.

The sky is always filled lightly or densely with clouds because of the steam emitting...

February 24, 2020

The first restaurant we tried as we arrived in Kagoshima was Kawakyu as Kagoshima is known for its kurobuta (black pork).

Kawakyu serves a variety of dishes that center around donkatsu, and although it is more mainly known for its roast katsu type I went for a katsu-don...

February 19, 2020

Ironically despite I being the U.S. citizen and my father being the Korean citizen it is he who loves and at times craves hamburgers viciously at times.

There is a burger chain called: Brooklyn The Burger Joint scattered around Seoul which is a tad expensive compared to...

January 24, 2020

You can usually eat Budae-jjigae at most places near colleges, as it's enjoyed by most young people. It's not exactly the healthiest option, but there's times when nothing else is as satisfying as having some during a cold winter night.

This place, Italy Budae-jigae , o...

January 22, 2020

This place has been around for quite some time despite Seoul's penchant for updating and changing pace of life.

The restaurant BaetGotDong (뱃고동) is known for its spicy stir-fried octopus dish, but a lot of customers also order the batter-fried octopus dish as well to co...

January 20, 2020

I had briefly mentioned Jam & Bread in my last post, but I thought the bakery itself deserved more recognition despite its loyal customer base.

When you enter the bakery which is located at the back of the area there is are tables for eating and also a fridge and displa...

January 16, 2020

While a butchery isn't hard to come across in Seoul, a Western-styled one is- one that involves salami and cured meat, that is. Thankfully, there is one famous and good one located in Bukchon: Salt House.

You can find their prepackaged assortment of meats in a clear fri...

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