Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku September 20th 2014 A friend of mine noted that this placewas fairly new and when I started to look into what it was about, decided that I had to see this show. When I started reading up on it, it sounded like a show there would only be about ¥ 4000, but when I got there learned that it was actually ¥ 6000. I also learned it was about a 90 minute show, but to be quite h ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shinjuku In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Welcome to my travel blog. Thus far, I have shared a few of my recent trips, some highlights below :
1) Japan, Sep 2014. With the allure of a very foreign culture to me, non-English speaking, Hiroshima, Tokyo, Shinkansen (bullet trains), Tsukiji fish market, and Sumo wrestling, it was time for a two week break from life and traveled to Japan for the second half of September. Wow, what an amazing place, just loved every minute I spent there exploring.
2) On assignment in Berkeley, CA (Sep 2008 - Apr 2009). I explored the San Francisco Bay area in some detail during the weekends I was there ... full info