Memoirs of a Gaijin: Sights of Tokyo

Memoirs of a Gaijin: Sights of Tokyo Japan is a country of many sights to offer: from its rich traditional history to what seems to be, an Asian preference for everything bright and big, there is always something that will cater anyone's curiosity. To make things simple, I'll break it down by city, then by …

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Memoirs of a Gaijin: Introduction

---------------- Contents (Feel free to click any of them below): 1. Sights * Tokyo * Osaka * Kyoto * Nara/Miyajima/Kobe * Hiroshima 2. Culture Shock 3. Food 4. Epilogue ------------------ Introduction As promised, I have compiled all of my photos and I will try my best to entertain you with our adventures to Japan. So what did …

Touge

Besides traveling, one of my many obsessions is cars. I love driving and it plays a big part in my life. As you can see, several of my travels involve a vehicle of some sort and it has helped me see the world around me. The car that joins me in this adventure is my …

Portland Foodie-Goodie Part III: Downtown Adventures!

Alas, good things must come to an end. My Portland trip was only four days but it was a fun and fattening four days of awesomeness. Now, other than the hit show Portlandia (funny show, by the way!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiIvnFz--k8 and hipsters (sorry!), Portland is known for its vast majority of food carts! From falafels to …

Portland Foodie-Goodie Part II: The Grotto & The Saturday Market

To continue on our foodie adventure, we stopped by The Grotto, a 62-acre Catholic sanctuary to have a collect ourselves and have a moment with the Man above: They have places of worship for different saints and even a life-size walkthrough of the Stations of the Cross:   After reminding ourselves how blessed we are …