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Malbork Castle: The Largest Castle In The World

Malbork Castle: The Largest Castle In The World

Malbork castle is the largest castle in the world by land size and by the amount of bricks used to build this behemoth. Best part, you can wander around unsupervised.

Top 10 Things To Do In Osaka

Top 10 Things To Do In Osaka

I’ve visited Osaka a dozen times and will probably visit a dozen more. My top 10 list of things to do while in Osaka.

Sleeping in Airports: Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport (KEF)

Sleeping in Airports: Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport (KEF)

Hotels and even hostels are very expensive in Iceland.  If you’re staying in Reykjavik, that’s a 40-minute drive to the airport. If you have an early flight, it’s even more challenging. Many people chose to sleep at KEF airport and it’s not a problem

Spending A Long 19-hour Layover In Iceland

Spending A Long 19-hour Layover In Iceland

After arriving in Iceland from Los Angeles, I had 19-hours to kill before arriving continuing to Dublin.  The plan: Rent-a-car, hangout in the Blue Lagoon, eat at Habibi, sleep in the car and then go to the airport.  Most of that plan failed.

Renting A Car In Iceland: A Heroic Tale Of Survival

Renting A Car In Iceland: A Heroic Tale Of Survival

If you’re licensed in the US to drive a vehicle, you can drive in Iceland without any additional paperwork.  It seems crazy but you can. Even if you have no idea what the street signs mean and and how “roundabouts” work, you can legally drive […]

Wow Air Flight LAX-KEF: A Good/Bad Deal

Wow Air Flight LAX-KEF: A Good/Bad Deal

Wow! This flight was budget. I got a one-way ticket from Los Angeles to Dublin (with a 19 hour layover in Iceland) for $330.  That price included seat selection (7A window sea), priority boarding and a carry-on bag.

LAX: Korean Air Lounge TBIT

LAX: Korean Air Lounge TBIT

When I’m not flying in the premium seats, lounge access can still be available to anyone with Priority Pass.  My home base is LAX so whenever I’m traveling internationally through LAX’s TBIT, I get to use the Korean Airlines (KAL) lounge.

Free Airport Lounge Access With Priority Pass

Free Airport Lounge Access With Priority Pass

Priority Pass: Get access to airport lounges with many different credit cards.  These credit cards will typically have an annual free, but some will have no annual fee for the first year.  Having access to a lounge before a flight makes the stress of travel […]

Studio Ghibli Museum Tour: Effort and Inspiration!

Studio Ghibli Museum Tour: Effort and Inspiration!

A visit to the Ghibli Museum in Japan will leave you inspired and in wistful wonderment!

Yokohama Oktoberfest: A Very Organized Celebration!

Yokohama Oktoberfest: A Very Organized Celebration!

Oktoberfest in Japan is drastically different from Germany, but in a good way.