Back in March of 2016 I wrote a post sharing news that . a Nintendo theme park was being built in Japan
While I’m not a huge fan of theme parks, I was definitely interested in this one due to being a big Nintendo fan growing up. Fast forward to 2021 and my kids are huge fans of the Nintendo Switch, especially Super Mario games .
Continue reading We Need To Go Back To Japan- Super Nintendo World Opening in 2021!
Sony is currently running the Flyaway Sweepstakes where one lucky winner will win a trip for two to Tokyo, Japan!
The prize includes airfare, a four night hotel stay, noise canceling headphones, concert tickets and more.
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Shinkansen (Bullet Train)- Japan
has a popular Hello Kitty plane. Onboard, you’ll find lots of touches featuring the popular cartoon, including the toilet paper! Eva Air
A couple of months back
shared news that the Eva Air Hello Kitty jet would also be flying to Los Angeles. View From the Wing
For those of you who’d like to experience Hello Kitty during travel, there will soon be another option.
Continue reading Japan Will Have A Hello Kitty Bullet Train This Summer
BMW and Tasting Table are giving you a chance to win the “Ultimate Trip” for two to Japan.
The prize includes a visit to Tokyo, Kyoto & Hakone and airfare, hotel stays, Away suitcases and more!
We had a great time during our trip to Japan back in 2013 so I’d love to win this prize and get to see more of the country.
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The Japan National Tourism Organization is running a sweepstakes where one lucky winner will win a trip for two to Japan!
In the #JapanFoodBattle you need to pick a side- will #TeamSushi or #TeamRamen win?Considering that I don’t eat sushi, I’m rooting for #Team Ramen!
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Kim, Lucas and I visited Japan a little over three years back. At the time, Lucas was close to 1.5 years old. We had an awesome time and Japan ended up being a great destination for a toddler.
One of these days, I’d love to go back to Japan and see more of the country.
During the month of August, you can enter to
win a trip for 2 to Japan in the National Geographic Traveler Instagram Photo Contest! Continue reading Win A Trip to Japan: National Geographic Traveler Instagram Photo Contest
Boar’s Head recently came out with a Japanese inspired deli meat and they want to send one lucky winner on a trip to Japan!
(I’ve been hearing commercials on the radio quite a bit recently for the Ichiban-Terriyaki Style Chicken Breast and it does sound pretty tasty!)
Earlier in the month, the Ichiban-Terriyaki Style Awakening Sweepstakes started. In the contest one winner will win a trip to Japan! There are also daily and weekly prizes being given out.
Continue reading Win A $6,500 Trip for 2 to Japan from Boar’s Head
image: McDonald’s Newsroom
I’ve written many times in the past about how I love to check out McDonald’s around the world but rarely visit McD’s at home.
I have a few reasons for visiting McD’s when traveling. The main reason is that I love to see what local menu-items might be available in each country. The other reason is that a visit to McD’s for Lucas is like a treat. We don’t really go at home but he loves getting a toy. Also they usually have free Wifi which comes in handy when abroad. (Surprisingly, the McD’s locations we visited around Japan did not have Wifi.)
Here are some countries that I’ve visited McDonald’s and wrote about:
Continue reading A McDonalds Menu Item in Japan I’d LOVE To Try
image: Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.
Considering how involved Japan is when it comes to electronics and automobiles, I found it hard to believe that the country hasn’t made a passenger plane in 50 years.
On Wednesday, November 11 that changed when
Mitsubishi launched the first Japanese-made passenger jet, according to CNN. Continue reading 1st Japanese Passenger Jet in 50 Years Debuts
Not so modern Japanese toilet
I’ve written many times about how I like visiting odd and quirky museums.
Most recently, I visited the
in Atlanta, GA. Some other museums of note that would fit in with odd and quirky would be: Waffle House Museum
It seems like many strange and odd museums exist in Japan. Another one recently opened which I’d like to visit in the future…
Continue reading One of the Strangest Museums Opened in Japan