Are you planning a trip to Tokyo?

  In July of 2014 I went to Tokyo. Before I went I asked friends and did lots of research online. My goals were to meet Japanese people, eat Japanese food (not only sushi), and explore the city. This post contains the answers from my friends and the results of my […]


Some iPhone apps you may not have heard of

Apple’s App Store has more than 1.2 million apps to choose from. Finding useful apps isn’t easy. Hopefully you’ll find some in this list.   Evernote – Automatically scan business cards into your contacts, synchronize notes from your computer, and more. Evernote Food – Keep a diary of the food you love. […]



Volunteering for One Laptop per Child

Many people think that One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is about giving free laptops to kids. It’s not. It’s about education. It empowers kids to learn on their own and increases their opportunities for success. I wholeheartedly agree with their mission. In 2010 I met Nancie Severs and Adam Holt. […]

The really good places to eat in Boston, Cambridge & Somerville

It took me 6 years to make this list. These are the restaurants that I just couldn’t stay away from when I lived in Boston. Some of them have long lines. They’re worth the wait. BTW — See here if you’re looking for something to do next time you’re in […]