Osaka Here I Come!

Osaka Here I Come! I just bought my plane ticket to fly to Osaka! I wasn't exactly planning to do it today. But I knew I was going to buy the tickets any day now... I have basically been checking online every few days to see what the ticket situations are, and which airlines have …

Trains and Sushi

Japan Trip Day 2. I was able to get to sleep pretty easily in Hotel Sardonyx. I've rated it pretty high with Expedia. It was definitely a great hotel to stay in. So waking up Wednesday morning in time to get to Tsukiji Market was a breeze. I didn't go for the auctions or anything …

Japan 2016: Day 1

I had originally planned to blog about my United Airlines flight before getting in to my first day in Japan. But I was so excited being here, that it looks like UA is gonna get a pass for its sub-par service. Ugh, it's especially annoying when you spend an extra $200 on Economy Plus, which …

Split flying…

Note: I'm flying United, not Singapore Airlines. This is just the view from where I'm sitting at the airport. So I've come to grips with it. Living in a "secondary" location... do you know what I mean? I mean not in a city like New York, Vancouver, San Fransisco, LA... or as my case would …

Philippines 2017

So immediately after I wrote my last 2 posts about my vacation in Japan, I hit a crazy busy period at work where it became pretty much impossible for me to think about much else. So I haven't had a chance yet to explain the second part of my trip... although technically it's really the …

New Years in Japan!

Wow, I'm really terrible at blogging. Although this has been my best year yet with like 3 dozen posts! Haha. A lot of that having to do with pretty crazy things happening to me (ahem, wildfire), but things have roughly gotten back to normal, hence the 2-month drought in posts. But, indeed, as the title …