Destination: Japan

Exotic Asia country of striking contrasts and remarkable beauty, and a fun place to spend some time Walk hand-in-hand beneath cherry blossom trees in the spring, or slalom down the Japan Alps in the winter. Dance ‘til dawn in Tokyo’s rollicking clubs, or bask in a hot-spring spa. Immerse yourself … Read More

Destination: Tokyo

I love Tokyo, and it was such a pleasure to have lived there for 3-years. Hands down, the most interesting of the major world cities. And it keeps evolving and changing, it is always a new (and pleasant) experience to go to Tokyo. Tokyo (東京 Tōkyō) is the enormous and … Read More

Destination: Kyoto

Getting to know Kyoto means getting crafty in the former capital of Japan. Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over 1,000 years, beginning in 794, when Emperor Kammu made the city the seat of his Imperial court and the center of Japan’s political world. This long and prestigious history … Read More

New Hotel Openings and Renovations for 2023

A list of my most anticipated New Hotel Openings or Renovations for 2023. Most, but not all, are Resorts, many are Luxury or Boutique properties. Hopefully they will be bringing something new and unique to the world of hospitality. KONA VILLAGE, A ROSEWOOD RESORT Rescheduled to open Summer 2023 This … Read More