An introduction to omakase – traveling without expectations

Crossing the Wadi Rum desert
I travel a lot. A lot a lot. Mostly for business. Frequently for some amazing hike somewhere around the world or while spending time with my family. But the red thread through my travel is omakase – the art of letting go of expectations. I strongly believe that if you travel with an open mind, when you leave your expectations at home, you experience more. That is the thinking behind this blog, omakas.es.

Why surprise travel works

Omakase in Kanteki in Tanabe in Japan
This blog evolves around the concept of omakase (お任せ) – when you’re ordering at a restaurant pretty much means, “I’ll leave…