Tackling Tokyo

Having made two trips already to the Japanese capital, I can attest that this city cannot be thoroughly seen in a few days or even a few weeks. Seeing Tokyo is an experience, a massive experience.  Think of each section of Tokyo as its own separate Manhattan and that will give you an idea of Read More …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Taiwan

A Unique History One of the most interesting things I found out about Taiwan while I was there was that Taiwan has a large traditional Chinese population. I knew very little about Chinese history and the relationship between mainland China and Taiwan to be honest. Without getting into too much detail, what I basically learned Read More …

Part 3: Spain vs Japan Fun

How do you compare the level of fun between two drastically different countries? The short answer is, you can’t but I will attempt to paint a picture of what life is like extracurricular-wise in both Japan and Spain. At the end of the day it really is going to depend on your personal tastes. Spain Read More …

Is Kyoto Really All That?

I’ve been asked on several occasions from my friends that have traveled or that will be traveling to Kyoto if it worth the effort.  I mean it’s all the way north in the Kansai region and there’s no convenient airport.  You can fly into Tokyo and take the bullet train, but who really wants to Read More …

Taking Tokyo by Storm

I feel absolutely disgusting as I exit the bus; it’s one of those moments when you know you smell because you smell yourself, but you hope that no one else can smell you.  We are ushered into what seems like a palace; Keio Plaza Hotel is a four star, and it does not let you Read More …

From ATL to Tokyo

I am able to sleep for about four hours total on my flight from Atlanta, Georgia to Tokyo, Japan. It wasn’t a bad flight. I feel a little stiff though. I see everyone scurrying around getting all their belongings and I just sit. I don’t feel the need to get up and join the circus Read More …