Traditional Japanese guest houses

Japanese guest houses This “Rooms to Explore” feature focuses upon places throughout the country and the world where I have stayed that became part of the experience of visiting a destination. Places that bring to life the local history, culture and lifestyle in a very meaningful way –...

Exploring the world in Queens

World in Queens Not hungry enough for a sit-down breakfast, I munched on Tibetan dumplings called “momos” purchased from a food truck decorated with a sign that touted “Himalayan Fresh Food.” Lunch was a hurried affair at a modest five-table eatery where I ordered the menu special of...