Nagoya

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.

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Misokatsu Yabaton – Highly Recommended

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Tokyo and I Met Godzilla

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).

Doing some posing after my interview with “Why did you come to Japan?” on TV Tokyo

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Tobogganing in the Austrian Alps

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”