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 ›
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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 ›
“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 ›
“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 ›
Ready to Enter The World’s Most Amazing Apartment Building? Talk about a unique way to live! This is “The Interlace” – built in Singapore, and designed by Ole Scheeren. This building won the “World Building of the Year” award in… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Sensoji Temple Shops Face Ruin! Asakusa’s Massive Rent Hike Could Wipe Out These Iconic Shops!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Iconic Sensoji Temple! Everyone who visits Tokyo makes a stop in the Asakusa district, where Tokyo’s iconic Senjoi temple is – with this entrance: Just past this entrance is a long street, where you can buy a… Read More ›
Alexa Speaks “Fish!” We have all seen the myriad of “Alexa” ads this fall across television, radio and social media, portending a huge holiday sales period for the terrific personal home “music player/headline news service/weather updater” robotic device. But Did… Read More ›