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Travel Hacks: How To Buy the Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) In Japan

Travel Hacks: How To Buy the Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) In Japan

You’re not supposed to be able to buy the JR Pass while in Japan, but there is a way!

Okinawa Tourist Guide: American Village

Okinawa Tourist Guide: American Village

The Okinawa American Village is a collection of malls, shops, restaurants, bars, video games, the beach and everything you think America is about (yup, there’s Budweiser).

All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

When you’re out with friends and it’s a drinking night, seeing “All You Can Drink” is going to get your attention.  Seeing “All You Can Drink” at a maid bar will definitely get you to consider the location.

Ninja Girl Maid Cafe In Tokyo: A Bar And A Show

Ninja Girl Maid Cafe In Tokyo: A Bar And A Show

For 1000JPY, you get a draft beer and 30 minutes of Japanese girls in ninja outfits teaching you things about ninja history…okay mostly simple games and them doing really cute stuff.

Wait…You Can Have Maids Clean Your Ears In Japan?

Wait…You Can Have Maids Clean Your Ears In Japan?

In Japan, there’s a lot of niche shops and services to appeal to a spectrum of people. I skipped most things but couldn’t resist getting my ears cleaned at a maid cafe. Well, it wasn’t necessarily a cafe…more like an uncomfortable office space with cubicles.

Sapporo Beer Museum: A Refreshing Tour

Sapporo Beer Museum: A Refreshing Tour

If I’m in Sapporo, I have to go to the Sapporo Beer Museum.  It’s pretty much a museum of the old factory where they still do some of the brewing.  The beer was crisp and extremely refreshing.

Game Bar Continue: An Osaka Video Game Bar

Game Bar Continue: An Osaka Video Game Bar

Game Bar Continue: An Osaka Video Game Bar I found an Osaka Video Game Bar!  A very cool retro gaming spot.  Nostalgia, alcohol and video games all in one location in Osaka, Japan. Game Bar Continue brings it all to you. http://gamebar.jp/

Space Station Arcade Bar in Japan

Space Station Arcade Bar in Japan

ARCADE BAR IN JAPAN Just around the corner from my capsule hotel in Osaka, there happened to be an arcade bar!  The owner is very cool and personable.  He’s an American from Maryland and decided to go to Japan to open an arcade bar.  Crazy, […]

Round One Stadium Osaka – Fun at it’s finest

Round One Stadium Osaka – Fun at it’s finest

On every trip to Japan I’ve been on, I always block out a few hours to go to Round One Stadium.  Round One is a fun center chain throughout Japan and the Stadium version has the most activities.

Osaka Owl Cafe – It’s a hoot!

Osaka Owl Cafe – It’s a hoot!

I’m all about new experiences and trying something different.  BUT, I also don’t like going too far to a location that would inconvenience me.  As I was looking for things to do in Osaka on TripAdvisor that was near the hotel I was staying at […]