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Travel must have items for your next vacation First off, these are all items I have or use some variation of during travel. I learned a few tricks to use these travel tech items to survive many destinations. Are umbrellas allowed on airplanes? Yes, but I’ll explain why you don’t need to bring one below! […]

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Battleship Island Tour: The Abandoned City of Hashima

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If you haven’t heard of Japan’s Battleship Island, you’ve probably seen it. Battleship Island (AKA Hashima Island Japan / Gunkanjima) was featured as the James Bond island in the film Skyfall. In this post I’ll cover: Battleship Island’s Aliases The Hashima Island coal mine Abandoned Island Japan: Why Everyone Left James Bond Island (where was […]

Hotels

Robot Hotel Japan: An Awful Stay At Henn Na Hotel

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Henn Na Hotel is known to be the first robot hotel in the world, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be a good hotel. The robot hotel Japan doesn’t live up to the crazy expectations I had from seeing futuristic movies. The Henna Hotel did not even meet the expectations of a 2-Star […]

How To

OwnDays Glasses Review: Traveling For New Glasses

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You don’t need an appointment, insurance or a prescription! No paperwork is needed with your full family medical history either! You walk in wanting glasses and in less than an hour you walk out with glasses! I was so impressed with them when buying glasses in Taiwan that I had to write this OwnDays Glasses […]

Adventures

Anata No Warehouse: Tokyo’s Craziest Arcade

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I didn’t set off in an adventure to find the scariest arcade in Japan, but that’s how things ended up.  It was one of the coolest destinations I found on Atlas Obscura and I just happen to like arcades.  I also like not being murdered.

Europe

Salina Turda: The Underground Theme Park of Romania

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As you already may know, Cluj-Napoca is the 2nd biggest city in Romania. One of Romania’s most notable destinations is Salina Turda, an underground amusement park that was converted from a decommissioned salt mine. Guide To Visiting Salina Turda Romania To get to Salina Turda Romania, the closest airport is Cluj-Napoca. From there, it’s a […]

How To

Getting A Vietnam Visa: E-Visa Vs Vietnam Visa on Arrival

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There are several ways to get a Vietnam Visa. You can get the Vietnam VOA (Visa On Arrival), the Vietnam E-Visa or you can overpay for a Vietnam Visa service marketing itself as the official Vietnam Visa. The visa cost should ONLY be $25 USD after all fees and take 5 days to get. Finding […]

How To

Tokyo Metro: How To Use Subways, Trains and Buses in Japan

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The amount of subway lines in the Tokyo Metro system is significantly more complex than you would find in Osaka, Sapporo and other parts of Japan.  It would actually be easier to understand if you tried to learn the subway system in any other city besides Tokyo, but you made it to this page so […]