2020 #Wanderlust – Remembering An Electrified Tokyo Night! I should have been in Paris three weeks ago. I was scheduled to head to Greece next week. Like all of you, the worldwide pandemic has brought travel to a virtual standstill…. Read More ›
Have You Tried Conveyor Belt Sushi? These incredible conveyor belt sushi bars are popular in Tokyo, and are expanding all over the world as well: I’ve had it many times in Tokyo, and one of the restaurants had a “Double… Read More ›
The “Robo Twins” Are Here! I happened upon this photo – which had the photo credit MANDEL NGAN / AFP Photo / Getty Images. Terrific shot. Of course, I was intrigued when I saw this picture, for good reason. And… Read More ›
What’s Inside 2020’s “Lucky Bags”? “What The Friday!?!?” Finds Hot Dogs! Cosplay! Japan’s Greatest “Fukubukuro” Revealed!
Grab Your “Fukubukuro”! Here’s why I love Japan: it’s a country that kicks off the New Year by grabbing onto a “Fukubukuro” or two – also known as “lucky bags!” That’s right – it’s an annual tradition in Japan to… Read More ›
“Catch And Kill!” True-Life #MeToo Thriller! Bravo Ronan Farrow On Incredible Story! More #MeToo Books As Well!
“In the end, the courage of women can’t be stamped out. And stories – the big ones, the true ones – can be caught but never killed.” Ready for an incredible, true-life spy thriller? Ronan Farrow lived it – and… 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 ›
Sip On Some “Garlic Coke” – Wait – “What The Friday!?!?!?!?!” Here is why the internet is such a great place to live: everyday, someone sends me a photo, or a video, of something wild and wacky – and this… 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 ›
Godzilla’s “Apology” Press Conference! “What The Friday!” A Contrite Movie Monster Confronts The Media! Wacky New Action Figures You Can Buy!
Godzilla Holds A Press Conference! I find this “What The Friday” to be hilarious: new Godzilla action figures depict the iconic Monster holding a press conference to apologize for his actions! As Mediate.com reports: “Godzilla’s Amazon store now features movie… Read More ›
Ready To Gulp Down Some Crab Cola? Yes, it’s “What The Friday”, which means we head to Japan once again for a taste sensation that must be bottled to be believed! Let’s set the stage and see how fast we… Read More ›