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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.

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.

Anata No Warehouse: The Scariest Japanese Arcade I Could Find

Anata No Warehouse: The Scariest Japanese Arcade I Could Find

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.

Driving Around Mario Kart Style in Japan: Fun or Not Fun?

Driving Around Mario Kart Style in Japan: Fun or Not Fun?

While in Osaka, I ended up going on the Mario Kart Osaka tour.  I picked up an International Driver’s Permit just to do this tour. It did come in handy though since [I needed to rent a car for a week in Okinawa].  The short […]

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.