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Illusion: A Magic Show with All You Can Drink Alcohol in Osaka

Illusion: A Magic Show with All You Can Drink Alcohol in Osaka

All You-Can-Drink + Magic = Going out to a show and waking up at home AKA How to survive a magic show? AKA Assault on your liver with alcohol and magic This was the most amazing way to spend 2 hours and 3800JPY.  I mean […]

Gdansk, Poland: 3-Day Medieval Europe Travel Guide

Gdansk, Poland: 3-Day Medieval Europe Travel Guide

After seeing a beautiful picture of the waterfront in Gdansk, Poland, I began planning my journey. Gdansk is located close to two other cities: Sopot and Gdynia. These three together are known as the Tri-City and you can spend several days relaxing and exploring.

LARPing Through Planet J: A Live Action RPG in Macau

LARPing Through Planet J: A Live Action RPG in Macau

Planet J brings a classic RPG style video game about magic, knights and dragons to the real world.  There’s no other place on Earth I’ve seen that created this experience. 

Kura Sushi: Amazing Conveyor Belt Sushi For 100JPY

Kura Sushi: Amazing Conveyor Belt Sushi For 100JPY

While in Osaka, I got “hooked” on conveyor belt sushi.  Get it? Hooked? Sushi? Hooking a fish? Thank you for continuing to read this post. I’ll stop being punny.

Huis Ten Bosch – A Dutch Theme Park Just Outside Of Nagasaki

Huis Ten Bosch – A Dutch Theme Park Just Outside Of Nagasaki

Huis Ten Bosch – The giant Dutch amusement park city that you’ve never heard of. 

Hotel Review: Staying At Robot Hotels Is Not As Fun As It Seems

Hotel Review: Staying At Robot Hotels Is Not As Fun As It Seems

Henn-Na Hotel (Dan’s Rating: 2/5) Known to be the first robot hotel, but known to me to be staffed by incompetent robots.

ANA Business Class: A Relaxing Ride From NRT To LAX

ANA Business Class: A Relaxing Ride From NRT To LAX

I had miles expiring with Singapore Air that I had to burn on this flight. I absolutely didn’t want to waste these miles on this flight though.  Mostly because it’s about 10 hours because of the tailwinds from Tokyo to Los Angeles.  The other way […]

The Nagasaki Chronicles: Journey to Battleship Island

The Nagasaki Chronicles: Journey to Battleship Island

Battleship Island was originally a coal mining town, but later abandoned when the mines ran dry.  Over 40 years of typhoons and rough weather has decayed this city into a beautiful disaster.

Award Booking Strategies: Tokyo To LAX in ANA Business Class

Award Booking Strategies: Tokyo To LAX in ANA Business Class

After spending a month in Japan, it was time to go back to life in Los Angeles. I knew I had to get back, but I didn’t book a flight in advance.  This left me in a predicament.  I had to find a way to […]

The Nagasaki Chronicles: Getting Tickets for Battleship Island

The Nagasaki Chronicles: Getting Tickets for Battleship Island

Would you go to a place just because it has a cool name? I would…and I did!