Japan: 10 things you need to know before Real Life Mario Go Karting in Tokyo

Whether you’re reading this blog post and hearing about MariCar for the first time OR MariCar is already on your radar for your next trip to Tokyo, you’ve come to the right place! I included some tips that I wasn’t really able to find online prior to my experience. So without further ado, here are 10 things you should know…

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Madhatter’s Tea Party – London Food Edition

One of my fondest moments in London was my afternoon tea experience at the Sanderson Hotel. When I think what I must do in London, I think afternoon tea – which is something one definitely needs to try when they’re over in the UK. There was a huge list of highly rated afternoon tea options. Sketch London was amongst the…

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London Travel Diary – Meeting Big Ben

Within our short 4 day trip to visit London, we actually made 2 separate treks to see Big Ben. Our first visit was at the end of river cruise that took us from Tower Bridge all the way to Westminister Bridge / Big Ben (more on that in a separate post). Our second visit consisted of us waking up bright…

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Hong Kong Travels: The Flying Pan

When my friend asked me where I wanted to have brunch, I pretty much had my mind set on The Flying Pan. I’ve seen a few brunch pictures on facebook and was quite intrigued and determined to make the effort to check this place out. The Flying Pan has 2 locations in Hong Kong: Central and Wan Chai. This is…

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Washington Travels: Baked & Wired

One of my best friends visited Baked & Wired (@bakedandwiredDC) 2 weeks prior to my trip and highly recommended the cupcakes here. Not being too crazed about cupcakes in general, I still made my way to visit this cute little cupcake shop in Georgetown on a bright and sunny Sunday afternoon. They handcraft their bake goods in small batches, from breakfast…

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Washington Travels: Dean & Deluca

I had never heard of Dean & Deluca  prior to my trip in Washington. My friend was certainly ecstatic when she spotted this store while shopping around Georgetown. For those that don’t never heard of Dean & Deluca, they revered as a hub for the discovery of new culinary trends and little known culinary traditions, DEAN & DELUCA is the…

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Washington Travels: Birch & Barley

Birch & Barley (@BirchBarleyDC) was a must try on our weekend trip in Washington. With an attempt to make reservations way in advance, we ended up with a 9:30 pm reservation on a Saturday night. We arrived at the eatery in hope of an opening. But no luck, a huge crowd was waiting on their second floor in the bar. We were…

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