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 ›
Tokyo robot battles…
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 ›
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 ›
Welcome To Tokyo’s Shinjuku District! Yes, one of Tokyo’s most amazing neighborhoods is filled with neon and incredible nightlife – one of the most entertaining places to visit – but it’s expensive as well! A Month Of Tokyo For $772!… Read More ›
Robot Bartenders Are Here! How did I miss this? Las Vegas is home now to robotic bartenders, who can make mixed drinks and refill your nuts! As you can see, there has been lots of new coverage, but I missed… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Legendary Fish Market Is On Fire! A fire broke out at Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji fish market Thursday – and firefighters have spent hours bringing it under control – here is the latest from The Guardian: “Dozens of firefighters have… Read More ›
Behold The Majesty Of A “Cheeseburger In A Can!” Yes, my son Jeff got me the greatest birthday present of all: the hilarious – and hilariously REAL “cheeseburger in a can” – designed by a German company for people who… Read More ›
Celebrate National Coffee Day With “Colorless” Coffee! Coffee Jelly! Weasel Coffee! Three Wild Ways To Have A Cuppa Joe!
Happy National Coffee Day! For those who celebrate national holidays built around food and drink, Sept. 29th is “National Coffee Day”, and here are three great ways to celebrate! Coffee’s For Closers! Alec Baldwin screamed at Jack Lemmon to put… Read More ›