international

February 8, 2016

Meanwhile In Switzerland: Traveling Helvetia

Note: I very much enjoyed writing my first travelogue, Talking Tico, on living abroad in Central America. That book is currently in the editing process to find out […]
February 4, 2016

Tokyo’s Robot Restaurant Show is Pure Insanity

Originally published at Viator. Few things in this world bring greater chaotic joy than Tokyo’s Robot Restaurant Evening Cabaret Show. The billing says it all. There […]
February 2, 2016

30 Photos Hiking the Nakasendo Way with Walk Japan

Japan brings to mind two very distinct images. There’s one of a hyper-modern society with concrete towers filling the skyline as far as the eye can […]
January 28, 2016

Learning How to Cook Japanese Cuisine with Traveling Spoon

Originally published at Viator.com. Japanese cuisine is perhaps what the Western world knows most about the land of the rising sun. Even so, there remains a […]
January 21, 2016

Inside Japan: Traveling to Okayama and Kagawa

Originally published at Trip Films and Vessel. Few words can properly articulate my excitement when I was invited to tour the Okayama and Kagawa prefectures of southern Japan. […]
January 19, 2016

Chaos in the Czech Republic and Cuba with Author Melanie Furlong-Riesgo

Author Melanie Furlong-Riesgo joins Joe from her Halifax, Canada home to share her story of chaos in the Czech Republic, meeting her Cuban husband abroad, and […]