Bike Tour Kagoshima: Japanese Hospitality in Amakusa

Bike Tour Kagoshima Bike Tour Kagoshima: After spending some great days in Nagasaki soaking the culture in I continued my way down south. I would have to take a ferry ride from Mogi to Amakusa. It was a short ride on a tiny ferry with a few people on board and they did a great job … More Bike Tour Kagoshima: Japanese Hospitality in Amakusa

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Bike Tour Fukuoka – Newbie’s First Tour Abroad

Bike Tour Fukuoka Bike Tour Fukuoka: He’s aliveee!! After carrying backpacks to $20 generic panniers, breaking seat tube rear racks, replacing saddles, handlebars, and learning from experience and from other veteran bike tourists, my bike, “MA” finally looks like a real touring bike. This is right before I took off for Japan. Loaded the bike … More Bike Tour Fukuoka – Newbie’s First Tour Abroad

Bike Tour Introduction: Pedaling out of the Hermit Kingdom

Bike Tour Introduction After doing a few bike tours here and there in Korea and I was ready for going abroad but decided that doing a short easy bike tour in Japan would better prepare me for the long haul in Southeast Asia where I had planned to do my extended tour. I felt that … More Bike Tour Introduction: Pedaling out of the Hermit Kingdom

Cheap Haircut for $4.50 at The Tiger 86 Barber, Phuket

I got a nice cheap haircut for $4.50 at The Tiger 86 Barber Chillva Market in Phuket, Thailand: Cheap Haircut: As my wife and I were walking around Chillva Market, we saw this little “hut” in the corner.  In this “hut” was a barber shop.  In front of the barber shop was a cute french … More Cheap Haircut for $4.50 at The Tiger 86 Barber, Phuket