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Bowl of noodles at the vending machine restaurant in Tokyo

Our First Tokyo Dining Experience: Vending Machine Restaurant in Tokyo

Tokyo has been slightly intimidating. No, change that. Tokyo has been very intimidating. We have been managing, but nothing seems to be easy. It has been testing all of our foreign travel skills much moreso than our previous travels to Europe or even to Thailand have (Thailand was very westernized in many ways, and EVERYTHING […]

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McDonalds Sign in Morocco

Our Love/Hate Relationship with McDonalds While Traveling

There is no escaping it.  Our fast food obsession has spread worldwide and rarely are we able to find a destination without this ever present reminder of all of the things that I dislike about our broken food system in the United States (though this is a topic perhaps for another blog post, or maybe […]

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Street scene, Latin Quarter, Paris.

Strategies for Budget Dining in Paris

What all of the blogs and forums say about Paris is absolutely true.  It is one of the most expensive cities in the world,  particularly for those of us like me with a husband with a stomach that is like a bottomless pit and a teenage brother traveling with us that seems to need nourishment […]

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Harvester Restaurant Logo

A review of the Harvester Restaurant Chain in the UK

A suggestion for inexpensive dining in the UK, the Harvester restaurant serves hearty fare at reasonable prices.

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