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Aren Bergstrom

Aren Bergstrom

Globetrotting Editor - You might say that Aren was destined to become a Globetrotter after his family took him to Germany two times before he was four. If that wasn’t enough, a term spent in Sweden as a young teenager and a trek across Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand confirmed that destiny. An independent writer, director, and film critic, Aren has travelled across Asia, Europe, and South America. His favourite travel experience was visiting the major cities of Japan’s largest island, Honshu, but his love for food, drink, and film will take him anywhere that boasts great art and culture.

This Is Omotenashi: The Joy of Japanese Hospitality

You don’t have to understand Japanese to understand omotenashi. The meaning becomes apparent soon enough on a trip to Japan. It’s Japanese hospitality. “Omote” means “public face,” the false front you display for the public. “Nashi” means “nothing.” Taken together,…

7 Value Destinations for the Fall

Travel can be expensive. That’s a fact. But that doesn’t mean that all destinations are expensive at all times of year. Some destinations offer great value, especially when you’re planning a trip this fall. The fall is the shoulder season,…

10 Underrated Fall Destinations

We all love crisp fall days, red leaves, and apple cider, but not every fall destination needs to look straight out of a Hallmark movie to be a great fit for fall travel. Some destinations offer cultural highlights, outdoor adventures,…

Move Over Sushi, Ramen Is King

Sushi has long been the dish synonymous with Japan on the world stage, but in recent years, it’s been challenged by the new rising star of Japanese cuisine that’s quick, affordable, and unbelievably delicious: ramen. Tender, creamy, savoury broth with…

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