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 ›
nightlife in tokyo
“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 ›
Dig Into These SECRET Desserts! Chinese Cakes That Look Like DUMPLINGS! Asia’s Greatest “Fake Food!”
Don’t You Love Chinese Food? Look at all of that deliciousness! Ramen noodles, potstickers – even tenshindon, a rice omelette with crab topped with a thick sauce! Oh, just one thing: THESE ARE ALL SWEET DESSERTS! Cue The Secret Desserts!… Read More ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
Hot Dog Hair! Ramen Noodle Bathing! Plus Three More Reasons To Love The Internet’s Wacky Food Obsession!
Why do I love the internet? Let me count the ways – well, 5 in particular – 5 unique foodie things that live on the internet that make all of that browsing worth BROWSING! #5 – A 70’s Dinner Party!… Read More ›
Check Out This Amazing “Sky Dancer!” My Facebook friend Deb shared this, and I was amazed by how beautiful and artistic it was. I had not heard of “Wind Games” or “Sky Dancing”, but it’s incredible. Here is how wikipedia… Read More ›