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Memoirs From Marugame: Talking To Strangers – Day 4

Memoirs From Marugame: Talking To Strangers – Day 4

On Day 4, I have to talk to strangers. Very weird to be on the other side of a food transaction.

Illusion: A Magic Show with All You Can Drink Alcohol in Osaka

Illusion: A Magic Show with All You Can Drink Alcohol in Osaka

All You-Can-Drink + Magic = Going out to a show and waking up at home AKA How to survive a magic show? AKA Assault on your liver with alcohol and magic This was the most amazing way to spend 2 hours and 3800JPY.  I mean […]

Memoirs From Marugame: Pain And Appreciation – Day 3

Memoirs From Marugame: Pain And Appreciation – Day 3

Day 3 started with an optimistic attitude. Ready to learn and to cook. That optimism quickly faded away.

Gdansk, Poland: 3-Day Medieval Europe Travel Guide

Gdansk, Poland: 3-Day Medieval Europe Travel Guide

After seeing a beautiful picture of the waterfront in Gdansk, Poland, I began planning my journey. Gdansk is located close to two other cities: Sopot and Gdynia. These three together are known as the Tri-City and you can spend several days relaxing and exploring.

Memoirs From Marugame: Pain and Tempura – Day 2

Memoirs From Marugame: Pain and Tempura – Day 2

I woke up in so much pain. My back, neck, shoulders and feet were howling from three hours of moderate labor. It’s my 2nd day of work and my schedule time is now more manageable from 11am-3pm.  I leave home at 10am, listen to some […]

LARPing Through Planet J: A Live Action RPG in Macau

LARPing Through Planet J: A Live Action RPG in Macau

Planet J brings a classic RPG style video game about magic, knights and dragons to the real world.  There’s no other place on Earth I’ve seen that created this experience. 

Memoirs From Marugame: Working At A Restaurant – Day 1

Memoirs From Marugame: Working At A Restaurant – Day 1

It’s my first day working my part-time restaurant job from 10am-3pm and then my full-time job from 4pm-2am. I’m ready for the challenge!

Memoirs From Marugame: From Disney to Dishwasher

Memoirs From Marugame: From Disney to Dishwasher

It’s like Cinderella in reverse, but I’m a guy, and I’m still doing well but just want to experience a more difficult type of work while learning to cook. Okay, it’s nothing like Cinderella.

Kura Sushi: Amazing Conveyor Belt Sushi For 100JPY

Kura Sushi: Amazing Conveyor Belt Sushi For 100JPY

While in Osaka, I got “hooked” on conveyor belt sushi.  Get it? Hooked? Sushi? Hooking a fish? Thank you for continuing to read this post. I’ll stop being punny.

Huis Ten Bosch – There’s a REAL Robot Restaurant…and it’s good!

Huis Ten Bosch – There’s a REAL Robot Restaurant…and it’s good!

As I was looking through the brochure for Huis Ten Bosch, one of the attractions was a restaurant staffed by robots.  Seeing this as another unique experience, we made our way to the robot restaurant to grab some food.