I'm in search of a frozen time-travel moment back to Lanikai Beach, where my flip-flops were just steps away from Island Snow, where Barack and I get our shave-ice fixes.
When you're not unceremoniously dunking it in cheap beer, sake can taste pretty good. Actually really good. And if you've got guidance from one of the world's only Master Sake Sommeliers, then we're guessing Japan's native drink can only taste better. See also: - New Ramen Shop to Open in Tempe i ... More >>
Since I first visited Japan 18 years ago, I'd only ever seen the faint outline of Mount Fuji through the clouds. Last week, though, I got a clear view of the iconic Fuji-san on three different occasions -- too exciting! This was the first one, taken from the window of the Shinkansen (bullet train ... More >>