“Go ahead honey, be a good girl/boy and eat your bugs. ” This something you could be telling your child some day and if you do, you’d not be alone. Over 2 billion people in the world supplement their diets with … you guessed it,.. bugs!
After I stayed at Popeye Media Cafe in Fukuoka, I was charged to keep going. Like my explorations of Korean love motels and bathhouses, I was ready to take the tour of manga cafes (aka manga kissas). Afterall, what I experienced for a $12 overnight stay was pretty darned exciting and if done right, it [...]
I’d heard rumors that Osaka Aquarium was a pretty rock star aquarium . And you know… it was! What makes Osaka Aquarium one of the coolest fish tanks in the world?
The young good-looking Japanese desk attendant, working at my hostel jumped on the internet to research the best (aka cheapest) route for me . His search returned an unbelievable tourist discount package! “This is a very, very good deal! ” he said excitedly as he printed it out. “These not normal prices. This is much better than student rates!”
When you think of robots, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? For me, it’s movies like Blade Runner, Terminator and 2001: Space Odyssey, where robots turn frighteningly evil and eventually, take over the world. Scary, right? Another part of me thinks of fantasy Lego-set bots like Transformers or cute, quirky mechanized toys like Wall-E or R2-D2 from Star Wars.
I wrote about my awesome manga adventure in Fukuoka, but finding an adventure in the day was a different story. Beaches and parks aren’t my thing and Fukuoka holds a quiet lifestyle. Areas like Gion and Tenjin hold small streets and alleys that you can walk and explore. Meanwhile, Fukuoka at night emanates a beautiful neon glow. Here’s some highlights you might enjoy.
Do you have a penchant for attracting certain situations or people when you travel? Travel can bring unusual patterns, synchronicity and personal discoveries. The fact we’re often far from home, just makes them more prominent. For instance, I’m a film set magnet. In the U.S., I have a knack for stumbling upon film sets… frequently [...]
Traveling to Korea and want to keep in touch with friends or have a backup phone? Rent a phone. Firstly, Korea is a CDMA based network and most foreign phones won’t work here. If you’re able to use your phone, but are