One cool thing about traveling to other places is having people you know living there to give you a bit of the casual day feel about a city. This was exactly the case when we visited Nagoya. Of course when visiting friends they always want to take you to their favorite restaurants. Needless to say there will be lots of food talk in this one! The first place we stopped for eat was a little place we called Sumo Pig Restaurant. I also like to believe if I was a pig this would be how I look. Now the real name Misokatsu Yabaton and is a miso katsu specialty restaurant.
Finally we are off on our way from Tokyo to see more of the greatness that is Japan. We took the bullet train from Tokyo to the city of Kyoto. While the train was super fast it was easy to grab a quick pic of Mount Fuji in the background.
After a literal travel “around the globe” I made it to the Land of the Rising Sun. Miami to Doha = 14 hours. Overnight at The Pearl in Qatar. Doha to Tokyo = 10 hours. Two days of travel and every minute is worth it.
Did I think I would draw as much attention while walking the streets of Tokyo? No. I mean I did think that I would be stared at a bit seeing as I am, frankly, a plus size gentleman. Little did I know that it would draw the attention of television. Yep, you heard me. Shinbuya Station is the busiest intersection in the world. People sit up at a Starbucks across the street just to watch people….well walk. And it was there I became famous (so to speak).
As I have a new winter adventure coming early 2018, I was reminded of my recent adventure to Kufstein, Austria. Kufstein is a great city to stay when going on a ski adventure is then Austrian Alps. Roughly 30 minutes from Skiwelt, Kufstein provides a much needed relaxing atmosphere after a day of skiing. Continue reading “Tobogganing in the Austrian Alps”
After a successful excursion in the bush of Kruger National Park, it was time to head back to civilization. Cape Town is on the southwest coast of South Africa, sitting under one of the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Table Mountain. Continue reading “Cape Town, South Africa”
It wouldn’t be a BS adventure if craft beer did not make it’s way in to an article. While fine wine may be known to the world, South Africa is definitely making a mark in Cape Town with craft beer. Continue reading “Cape Town: Craft Beer: Cool Vibe “