Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 – A Serious MUST DO in Japan

Hanami – a Festival of Beauty In Japan, the act of cherry blossom viewing is so common and extraordinary, it has its own name. The people call it Hanami. For a short week or two each year, the sakura trees blossom and transform Japan. You feel as though you’re walking through a dream of breathtaking pink. If you have an […]

10 Instagrammable Must Do Vacation Spots

The world is full of majestic places, and so many of them beckon to have their picture taken (though we typically prefer a video). These 10 Must Do Vacation Spots top the list of most Instagrammable destinations around the world. Sure, there are some wonders that did not make the list, and the runner-up section could take on a few […]

Exotic Foods From Around The World That Will Make Your Toes Curl 2

Please Note: While the following content on exotic foods is SFW (Safe For Work), it may not, however, be SFYA (Safe For Your Appetite).   Have a big dinner Have a light snack If you don’t like it, you can’t send it back Just eat it! Eat it!–-Weird Al Yankovic, “Eat It” (1984) Are you tired of the usual fare […]

The Skytrax Awards: World’s Top Airports 2017

“What time is it, boys and girls?” According to CNN and other online sources, it’s that time of year again. What time is it? Why, it’s time for the annual announcement of the Skytrax World Airport Awards, of course. The Skytrax World Airport Awards The awards are based on literally millions announced during a ceremony in Amsterdam on March 14, […]

‘Float On’ In ‘Must Do’ Floating Hotel Rooms

Stay and travel in floating hotel rooms Yes, you can stay in floating hotel rooms that will take you on a romantic cruise to a “deserted” island. It’s like traveling on a cruise ship without the ship. It’s an encapsulated “love boat” for two. Where Else But Japan? Let’s be honest, when it comes to weird places to visit and […]

Weird Places Around The World: Cat Island

Are you tired of the usual tourist stops?  Are you looking for something strange or unusual to add that special something to your vacation plans?  Then this is the place for you. . . Cat Island. Cat Island (Tashirojima) Japan Tashirojima, also known as Cat Island, is perhaps the most famous of 11 “cat islands” in Japan.  Located off the […]