Originally from Mountain Brook, AL, Drisana can't travel without a compilation of short stories. Her secret travel tip is, "Write down every reflection, no matter how stupid and even if you think you’ll remember it later."
On the train to Yellow Mountain.
Sometimes, all you want is to stay in touch with folks at home, to Netflix and chill.
Every January, something amazing happens.
I’ve never before lived in a city whose culture seems to so closely link food and friendship.
Ping Shan is the intersection between the modernization needs of a prosperous society and the preservation of its old customs and culture.
As we passed the junk shops, a glass teapot that was lounging on a wooden cart among its peers caught my eye.
Any of five fresh-water fish (usually various kinds of catfish), then choose an appropriate sauce and vegetable garnish.
The mists around the base of Mt. Koya float in gray-blue herds, coating the canopies in dew.
From meeting a best friend, witnessing the Royal Wedding and finding the best eateries.
Sumire stands out for me because it specializes in miso-based ramen.