bringing you the world; food and culture, one step at a time

bringing you the world; food and culture, one step at a time

Category: ASIA

Lessons from South Korea’s Saemaul Undong: To Nigeria and the Developing World

Lessons from South Korea’s Saemaul Undong: To Nigeria and the Developing World

Enshrined in principles of self-help, cooperation and diligence, Saemaul is arguably the world’s most efficient development model. The Saemaul Undong movement is reputed as being the single most important factor in South Korea’s rise, which is often described as “Miracle on the Han River” But […]

7 things I miss about Osaka, Japan

7 things I miss about Osaka, Japan

1. The Culture of courtesy I knew Asians bowed a lot while exchanging greetings, but I didn’t expect to join them in doing so as I was never brought up that way. In  just two days I had received so many bows for which i […]

A solitary day in Nara!

A solitary day in Nara!

Its 8:00am I’ve got a free day today, its my last week in Osaka and I am thinking I must visit Nara today.  I had planned on going to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe and only succeeded in going to Kyoto so far. Its either I […]

Jet-lagged or Inemuri ? ?

Jet-lagged or Inemuri ? ?

I spent exactly 4 weeks in Osaka last November. I had gone there on an internship  at the Osaka city University, I’ve been a student in Europe for 6 years now and I thought why not experience another culture. It was not difficult getting a […]

My Last Days in China: Beijing!

My Last Days in China: Beijing!

Xian to Beijing It was a 14 hour train ride from Xian to Beijing. The sleeping ticket cost about 50 dollars, while the sitting ticket cost say 25 dollars, mind you this was in 2013. I got the sleeping ticket for going to beijing and […]

Girl climbs the Great Wall of China!

Girl climbs the Great Wall of China!

The Great Wall of China, it really does deserve its name. Its such a great heritage for the chinese people a reminder of of their roots. I was in awe through out. I climbed the Badaling section of the wall in Beijing. My friends and […]

What I ate in China

What I ate in China

China is relatively cheap, the most expensive meal I ate cost me about 40 yuan which is about 6 dollars. Chinese cuisine is quite flavorful and warm, most of the dishes are warm which is what I prefer. I was fed two meals a day […]

Hiking in Xian

Hiking in Xian

The first time I went hiking in my life was in secondary school, this was at Shere Hills, in Plateau state. As the name implies this is one of the mountainous and coolest places in Nigeria, if you aren’t used to the tropics, you might […]

Xian: Sight seeing

Xian: Sight seeing

I travelled to Xian about 2 and half years ago, in summer of 2013. I have been procrastinating on writing about this since then, I finally did something today. Its better late than never right? A little Background Xian is located in the Northwest of […]