Have you ever wondered where famous movie Director Hayao Miyazaki got his inspiration for his movie Princess Mononoke? Spoiler: from Yakushima Island, Japan, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. Yakushima’s unique nature draws around 300,000 visitors to the island every year.
You think you need to travel as far as to Japan to taste authentic Japanese Matcha Green Tea? Well, if you only make it as far as Vienna, just make a brief stop at Cha no Ma to get a cup of the most delicious Matcha you have had in a long time.Read More »Cha no Ma 茶の間 – Tasting Traditional Japanese Matcha in Vienna
Are you looking for special things to do in Singapore? If you are at least a little into art or even like to draw by yourself, you should join the Urban Sketchers Singapore for one of their meetups. They will help you to get to know this huge metropolis in Southeast Asia from another angle.
When you travel to Singapore, the iconic ArtScience Museum at the Bayfront is a must. They innovatively combine art and science into a breathtaking experience for grown-ups and kids. The museum is not only perfect for a visit on a hot and humid day (it is an airconditioned dreamland), it is also great for rainy days. That said, do not forget to pack your camera!Read More »Why you should visit the ArtScience Museum when in Singapore
Do you love Sushi as much as I do? Do you want to eat authentic Nigiri and Maki just like in Japan but cannot travel there right now? And have you ever wondered where to get your fare share of authentic Japanese Sushi when in Vienna? The most delicious option is a small authentic shop with less than ten seats: the Sushi Bar Kojiro Fish Shop near the Naschmarkt.Read More »Kojiro Fish Shop – Best Authentic Japanese Sushi in Vienna!
For a few years now, TATA and Rice Time serve Vietnamese Fusion food to the Viennese to ease their cravings for the Southeast Asian cuisine when they just do not have the time to travel to Vietnam by themselves.
When thinking about Singapore, the first thing that comes to my mind is that colossal hotel in shape of a giant cruise ship. I prefer budget over luxury travels. But when I got the chance to travel to Southeast Asia’s smallest state, I had to treat myself to a night at Marina Bay Sands and to its infinity pool.
Are you looking for delicious East Asian foods in Vienna but do not really mind variations in authenticity? Then “Mochi” with its Fusion cuisine, combining Japanese with other international culinary traditions is worth a try.
Read More »Checking out the delicious food at Mochi
Ever since the Bao Bar opened near the Mariahilfer Straße here in Vienna, I am a frequently returning customer to feast off their delicious Bao and sweet potato fries. Now that they added a fourth kind of bao, the time to write about them has finally come.
If you have ever been to Austria, you might already know that Austrians like to celebrate every possible occasion. On November 11th, we even schedule two: the beginning of the Carnival Season and Saint Martin’s Day.