Robot Restaurant Shinjuku: Adrenaline, Robots and Dancing Ladies

Robot Restaurant Shinjuku: Adrenaline, Robots and Dancing Ladies

The Robot Restaurant show was designed for tourists like me.  So if you don’t know much about Japan, you’d probably have some general knowledge that Japan is the home on ninjas, samurais, robots and girls dancing.  This show puts all that together in one place for you!  Most of it seemed historically accurate.

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, right?

The Lockup: Japan’s Prison Themed Bar

The Lockup: Japan’s Prison Themed Bar

I’m a big fan of comedy and adventure. Something lighthearted. I get anxiety and stress overthinking things in horror movies.  I also startle easily especially while I have a beverage in hand.  Watching a scary movie or going to a haunted house is way out of my comfort zone.  I avoid those situations at all …

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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 (Best Western Fino Shinsaibashi Osaka), I found an Owl Cafe: …

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Kyoto Day Trip From Osaka

Kyoto Day Trip From Osaka

I booked an actual hotel for the next night after the capsule hotel but in Japan it’s RARE to have early check-in.  I got up early and was checked out of the capsule hotel by 07:00.  From Osaka, it’s only an hour train ride to Kyoto.

How To Take A Failed Journey to Kinosaki Onsen

How To Take A Failed Journey to Kinosaki Onsen

I walked over from the Intercontinental to Osaka Station at 13:00 to get a ticket for 14:00 train.  There was some difficulty getting a ticket in the office since the attendant’s English was not that good (but my Japanese is worse) so I had trouble understanding him.  I understood enough that there was a train arriving at …

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