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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 […]

Living at the Maya Lifestyle Mall (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Living at the Maya Lifestyle Mall (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

I ended up spending a week in Chiang Mai and 5 of those days were spent at the mall.  I don’t like shopping and when I do it’s always online.  So most of my time at the mall was spent doing all the non-shopping options.

Sydney: Boxing Day 2016

Sydney: Boxing Day 2016

They close down the streets in the main shopping area in Sydney on December 26 for Boxing Day.  This is the biggest shopping day of the year (on par with Black Friday in the U.S.) with the biggest sales.

Sydney: A Broken Phone and a Replacement

Sydney: A Broken Phone and a Replacement

While on the way to Katoomba, my Nexus phone died.  This was day 4 of my 4-week vacation.  Damn.  I am completely dependent on my phone for maps, directions, finding good places to eat and taking pictures quickly.  I have a real camera to take higher […]

Walking Around Sydney

Walking Around Sydney

Sydney – 12/25 – Day 1 Smoothly got out of the plane, through immigration and we were ready to get to the metro.  They use a very easy to understand system.

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Review – Eckero

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Review – Eckero

For only 19EUR, I took a 2 hour ferry ride on a cruise liner from Helsinki to Tallinn.  This was probably the best 19EUR I’ve ever spent.