Tag: Fish Markets

how to be a tourist in seattle

how to be a tourist in seattle

Shop around at the Pike Place Market. Opened in 1907, it’s one of the world’s oldest farmer’s markets. They sell everything from crafts to fresh seafood. I enjoyed checking out all of the huge crab legs and salmon. It was then that I wished we had an AirBnB instead of a hotel room so that … Continue reading how to be a tourist in seattle

how to be a tourist in tokyo

how to be a tourist in tokyo

Of course, this isn’t en exhaustive list but these are some of the things we got to do in the five days we spent in Tokyo. Admire the cherry blossoms. Of course, this depends on the time of year you go, and it’s not limited to only Tokyo. They typically bloom around late March in … Continue reading how to be a tourist in tokyo

the third largest fish market in the world

the third largest fish market in the world

Sure, it’s no Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, but it’s still pretty impressive. There are so many options to choose from. Raw or cooked? Western rock lobster or Tasmanian lobster? Blue swimmer crabs or mud crabs? Balmain bugs or Moreton Bay bugs? I could go on but I think you get the picture. Every type … Continue reading the third largest fish market in the world

i did not get an invite to amal alamuddin and george clooney’s wedding

i did not get an invite to amal alamuddin and george clooney’s wedding

I actually just missed it by a couple of hours. I left Venice Saturday morning and their wedding was Saturday night. I’m kind of glad though, because that also meant that I got to avoid the hoards of tourists trying to catch a glimpse of the happy couple (even though I probably would have been … Continue reading i did not get an invite to amal alamuddin and george clooney’s wedding