Between April and August of 2015, Justin and I unabashedly explored the Yamanashi Prefecture outside of Tokyo in search of abandoned towns, villages and homesteads – referred to as Haikyo in Japanese culture. We also raced a 50cc Honda Cub in an endurance race and ate plenty of rice pucks, among other things!
I just spent two weeks in the Philippines, a place The Department of State deems dangerous and warns that “U.S. citizens should continue to exercise extreme caution if traveling to certain regions and cities.” Here’s why it wasn’t scary, and why you should plan to island-hop as soon as possible!
Jurassic Park meets Indiana Jones? This is what happens when you spend a week riding dual-sport motorcycles on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula searching for abandoned military bunkers...