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ASIAN HONEYMOON INSPIRATION

ASIAN HONEYMOON INSPIRATION
When it comes to Asia, honeymooners are spoiled for choice.  Idyllic beaches, luxury hotels and private dining in locations ranging from poolside to treetop are easily arranged in South East Asia. Let’s take a look at some recommendations less traveled (at least by honeymooners) … Ryokan stay in Japan A stay at a Japanese Inn (ryokan) in a hot springs resort in Japan checks all the boxes for romance, especially as experiences can be done on a private basis. By booking a room with an…

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Regional Recipe - Sukiyaki

Regional Recipe - Sukiyaki
A Japanese hotpot dish meant to be shared, Sukiyaki means ‘cook what you like’, and consists of meat, veggies and noodles cooked in a sweet and salty soy sauce based broth. Full of bold flavors, it is eaten straight from the pot.  INGREDIENTS: 1-2 packages udon noodles - frozen or dried ½ head napa cabbage ½ bunch shungiku leaves 1 green onion 1 package enoki mushrooms 8 shiitake mushrooms 1 package firm tofu ⅓ carrot 7 oz shirataki noodles 1 tbsp canola/vegetable oil 1 lb…

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Recommended Reading - The Golden Light of Africa by Erna Gianotten

Recommended Reading - The Golden Light of Africa by Erna Gianotten
Emma ends up at a remote mission post near Lake Victoria in Africa together with her husband Tomas and their toddler. For Tomas, a dedicated tropical doctor, it is a childhood dream come true. But for Emma it is the start of a confusing adventure. In spite of torrential rain, creepy crawlers, the threat of war and life-threatening diseases, Emma manages - more or less. She feels alienated and lonely. Then she meets Sven, adventurer and wildlife photographer. A whirlwind romance evolves, set…

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