Wow, our #2WorldsCollideTour to Tokyo and Guam was pretty awesome and we probably had some of the most adventurous eating experiences EVER. If you like to travel the world but have born-in-the-midwest tastebuds like us, these are the 4 Rules for Eating in a Foreign Country.
Wait until you are really hungry before you eat
Do not look too closely at what you are about to eat
Do not chew too long (one, two, three swallow)
Always have a beer chaser at the ready
As food and travel bloggers you’d think we’d be up for any kind of tasty treat or delectable delicacy; and though we are certainly considered super adventurous foodies in some circles we are really not so much in international ones. I will say we try almost everything so we do get credit for that. But in a lot of cases we play it a little safe, partly because we are culinary cluck clucks and partly because Montezuma’s revenge is no fun in Mexico nor anywhere else!
From raw fish and sushi, to paté to octopus to gelatinous pork and chicken parts and many other things indiscernible, this was truly a #FearFactor food experience for Doc n Me. Starting on our United Polaris flight from Denver to Tokyo we had EEL with our appetizer plate. (Nope. Never Again) Then in Tokyo we thought we were finally being safe by eating Italian food we were faced with an entire plate of anyone’s guess appetizers. That one really tested our limits and with the language barrier, no one could tell us what we were eating.
I know your wondering, what was our favorite food adventure? Poke Tuna! Raw ahi tuna marinated in ginger, soy and sesame. Doesn’t even taste like fish I swear. And that’s from the girl with the olfactory super power.
Before we frighten you off of eating while traveling internationally, you should know there were lots of yummy things to eat on this trip too! Ice cream and teppanyaki in Japan, a Monster Hamburger in Guam and the buffet at the Courtyard Marriott Ginza (20% off with affiliate link) was amazeballs!
Stay tuned for more Two Worlds Collide Tokyo and Guam Posts all this month!
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