Category Archives: International

Flame Bar and Grill, Queenstown

Over the last winter season, I did a short snowboarding trip to Queenstown again! Apart from being one of the most beautiful small towns in the world, it’s also home to a lot of amazing food. Our group did a run to the amazing Fergburger every day but aside from that, we set out to try as many tasty restaurants as possible for each dinner.

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Highlights of Honolulu, Hawaii

We had a whirlwind trip to the main Hawaiian island of Oahu late last year (thank you Jetstar 2 for 1 sales!) and because we were only there for 4 full days, we tried to pack in as many activities and meals as we could to make the most of it. We were there over Thanksgiving weekend as well, so that was an experience in itself – but any time of the year, there’s a lot to see, do and eat in this exotic island with a melting pot of cultures (note – all prices in this post are quoted in USD).

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Genki Sushi, Shibuya Tokyo

When you think ‘sushi train’, the normal image that comes to mind is the typical circular restaurant layout with a large conveyor belt spinning sushi round and round. Well in the last year, a new type of ‘sushi train’ has popped up in Japan, pioneered by Genki Sushi, one of Japan’s last sushi restaurant chains.

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Maidreamin Digitized Cafe and Dining Bar, Shibuya Tokyo

On my list of themed restaurants to visit during my trip to Japan was a “maid cafe”. I had heard that these are crazy, quirky and quite different from anything you’ve ever seen before. Since my last themed restaurant experience turned out to be less than impressive, I was hoping that a maid cafe would be able to turn around my perceptions of themed restaurants.

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Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant, Shinjuku Tokyo

I was only in Japan last summer but I couldn’t resist a $550 return sale fare (thanks Jetstar), so I jetted back there recently! This time I set out to try a few themed restaurants which I didn’t get to try last time. First up on the list was Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant (絵本の国のアリス), an Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

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