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05th Jan

Tsukiji: The Fishiest Market On Earth

Most people on earth believe there is a fundamental and quantifiable number that defines, either in kilograms or pounds, how much fish one should eat in a day. This number is, or at least should be, some sort of fraction. For example, according to this website that I don’t trust all that much (though it […]

10th Dec

Meals of the Mundo: Gluhwein

The urge to start this post with a cheesy holiday cliche was nearly overpowering. There are so many to choose from! Should I go with “It’s the most wonderful time of the year?” Or maybe “Tis the season?” What about “Twas the night before…?” How ’bout I just make up my own! “Get me another […]

24th Nov

Winter Cruising: Romance in the Air

One of the most common myths about cruise holidays is that they are in some way the sole remit of the older holidaymaker. While it’s true that an ocean liner is a comfortable, convenient and accessible mode of transport for older passengers, there’s no core demographic, and cruises are enjoyed by people of all ages, […]

20th Nov
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Sumo Traditions: A Sport of Centuries

To watch a sumo match is to immerse yourself in centuries of tradition. It is a way of stepping back in time, to an era when ceremony and ritual were just as important as final victory. Although we didn’t fully understand all of the sumo traditions, we felt the immeasurable respect the Japanese have for […]