Geishas Under Attack! Well this is a troubling story: classic Geishas, Japanese women who perform ancient traditions of art, dance and singing, and are distinctively characterized by their wearing of kimono and oshiroi makeup, are under attack. These legendary Geishas… Read More ›
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Sleep In A Bookshelf! “What The Friday!?!?!” Yes, A “Capsule Hotel” In A Bookstore! Incredible Photos Of A Micro-Bed!
Yes, That’s A Bed Amid The Books! Check out that photo above: that’s a REAL hotel bed nestled in a bookshelf – because this Japanese “Capsule Hotel” is in a bookstore! See those blue squares on the shelves in the… Read More ›
“Let’s never come here again because it would never be as much fun.” These words are spoken between Bill Murray and Scarlet Johansson – about the incredible city of Tokyo – from the movie “Lost In Translation” – this week’s… Read More ›
Want To Swim On Top Of A Skyscraper? “What The Friday” Has Your 360 Degree Infinity Pool In The Sky!
Want To Swim In An Infinity Pool Like This? Thanks to my friend Tammy Schrader for sharing this – an incredible story of an infinity pool that will be build ON TOP of a London skyscraper! That had me saying… Read More ›
“Tokyo Vice”! A Gritty “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” Trip To Japan’s Underworld! My Tokyo Police Encounter!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Underworld Thanks To The “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”! As you know, I love Tokyo – so a penetrating book about Japan’s underworld was a must read for me – and this week’s “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” has just the… Read More ›
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
“What The Friday?!?!” Hong Kong’s Shockingly Small Microscopic “Nano Apartments”! These Apartments Are Smaller Than A Parking Space!
Yes, time for a very cramped “What The Friday”! It’s no joke – these “nano” apartments for sale in Hong Kong are incredibly small – how small you ask? Well, look at this! WTF! Apartments Smaller Than A Parking Space!… Read More ›