Month: March 2017

A Week in Japan

A Week in Japan

It’s already been a week since my arrival! I’ve spent time with family and friends, visited several cities and spent some time on trains. Mostly, though, my dad and I’ve been eating a ton of different foods 🙂 [The featured image is a mini Uji […]

Taipei

Taipei

Originally, I was hoping to write a little post every day during my travels, but looks like that’s not happening! If you’ve read my earlier post, you know that I’ve made it to Japan. Since I didn’t post anything from Taipei, though, here are some […]

A Traveler’s Tale

A Traveler’s Tale

This is a tale of hope, confusion, anger, and excitement – in that order. Follow along to see whether Aya makes it on a plane. 5:00am I’m usually a night owl…why am I awake at such an ungodly hour? Thanks jet lag. But, strangely feeling […]

Getting ready to bike the Shimanami Kaido

Getting ready to bike the Shimanami Kaido

The Mission: Shimanami Kaido (しまなみ海道) Cycling Trail After spending two weeks in Japan with my dad, I’ll be traveling around the country with my boyfriend and his family. Our main focus will be city-hopping and experiencing as much of the island nation as possible in two weeks! […]

Tea Time in New York: Harney & Sons

Tea Time in New York: Harney & Sons

  For many, New York is the place for broadway shows, famous art, and yellow cabs (like the ones pictured below). For me, New York is a place for tea time. I am obsessed with tea and I seek out food wherever I go. Still, with all […]

Hello, world. Welcome to Traveling Flâneuse!

Hello, world. Welcome to Traveling Flâneuse!

Welcome to my new blog: (the) Traveling Flâneuse! After several years of off-and-on blogging, I finally decided to get my own domain name and try again with something (hopefully) more permanent! You can see my past semi-failed attempts here and here and my semi-successful attempt (probably […]

Coffee. Tea. Philly

Coffee. Tea. Philly

Wondering where to find the best coffee and tea in Philadelphia? Here are some of my favorite cafés and shops for a lovely cuppa either on the go or for lingering and lounging. I numbered the list, but it’s not a ranking by any means. 1. La Colombe […]

What should I do with a day in Paris?

What should I do with a day in Paris?

  If you’re headed to the City of Light and wondering what to do there, you’ve come to the right place. The Traveling Flâneuse is here to tell you about all her favorite Paris/France spots! But since I have such a long list of wonderful places to […]

The Traveling Flaneuse Returns to Japan

The Traveling Flaneuse Returns to Japan

(The featured picture’s not Japan. It’s actually Quebec.) Stay tuned for posts on the Traveling Flaneuse’s trip to Japan! I’m visiting the homeland after a six year absence (fyi: I was born in the US).  What changed? What stayed the same? I’m looking forward to seeing […]