I don’t know about you, but I’m fascinated with any type of animal, especially monkeys! So, anytime that I have a chance to see them in the wild, I take it. On our last trip to Japan, we rented a […]
You can handle just about anything that comes at you out on the road with a believable grin, common sense and whiskey.” ~Bill Murray We didn’t drive ourselves through Mongolia. We had our trusty driver, guide, mechanic, navigator, “Jack” of […]
“Another temple?!” Everyone groaned. It seemed that if we weren’t eating, we were visiting temples. We loved Kyoto, but we were almost templed out. There are so many to see, all unique, all wonderful. There are just too many. Even I […]
Open Mind + Open Mouth = Japanese Food Sensations! Living in Japan for three years really changed me at my core especially if you subscribe to the idea of “you are what you eat.” I’m sure if you asked me when I […]
Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve been in love with the idea of searching for treasure. I can remember burying treasure somewhere in the woods behind our house, drawing out a (very) rough treasure map, and then taking […]
Taipei is often overlooked as a destination in Asia, maybe due to it’s location where many foreigners must obtain a visa prior to entry. You don’t actually need a visa (if you’re American or European and some Asian countries) to […]
Cup Noodle Museum in Yokohama – What an Experience! Japan is nothing if not interesting, and interested in knowing the “whole story.” So, why wouldn’t they have a museum dedicated to Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant noodles?
The Best of the Steppes Thanks to Good Ol’ Genghis Khan If you are looking for an adventure on your next vacation? You can’t get any more adventurous than Mongolia! Exotic, completely different, wonderful and friendly people, and even some […]