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The Top 7 Neighborhoods In Tokyo To Explore

The Top 7 Neighborhoods In Tokyo To Explore

  Tokyo is a massive city made up of smaller ones.  23 wards or municipalities make up the whole of Tokyo and each have their own local government while still being part of the larger metropolis. Within each ward their are several neighborhoods, many of […]

An Escape in the Heart of Tokyo: Meiji Shrine

An Escape in the Heart of Tokyo: Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine pretty much sums up Tokyo.  A pocket of serenity in the middle of a fast paced modern metropolis.  Across the street is the trendy teenage hot spot of Takeshita Dori in Harajuku.  Flanking one side of the Meiji Shrine grounds is the former Olympic […]

Building The Ideal Travel Reward Credit Card Profile

Building The Ideal Travel Reward Credit Card Profile

Beginner’s Gameplan Budget together large expenses to meet minimum spend – If possible batch together larger expenses into shorter time frames to possibly start doing a binge and purge spend approach if needed.  Determine your monthly expenses that can be put on a credit card.  […]

Shinjuku: Where Tokyo goes to Work and Play

Shinjuku: Where Tokyo goes to Work and Play

Whoever came up with the adage of work hard play hard must have spent time in Shinjuku.  It is the most dynamic of Tokyo’s 23 wards or districts.  Whether you are going there on business or to shop and play, Shinjuku has plenty to do […]

Conquering Hong Kong: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Hong Kong: Travel Planning Guide

Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic places in the world.  The former British colony merges east and west to spectacular effect.  It has become one of the the truly world cities with citizens from all over the world calling it home.  Toursits flock […]

The Many Ways To Experience Victoria Harbour

The Many Ways To Experience Victoria Harbour

Perhaps the best harmony of natural and manmade beauty occurs in Hong Kong.  The instantly recognizable Victoria Harbour is a stunning sight and alone makes any trip to Hong Kong worth it.  The harbour takes on a variety of looks and you will want to […]

A Visit to Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple

A Visit to Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple

Like many religious sites in large Asian cities, the Wong Tai Sin Temple sits as a serene refuge amongst the bustle of a modern metropolis.  Thanks to a short but storied past and ease of access, the temple has become one of the most popular […]

Conquering Walt Disney World: The Vacation Kingdom of the World

Conquering Walt Disney World: The Vacation Kingdom of the World

There are many Disneyland’s but only one Disney World.  One thing that separates Walt Disney World from other Disney resorts is the sheer size of it all.  With an area larger than the size of Manhattan and roughly the entire city of San Francisco, Disney World […]

Conquering Barcelona: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Barcelona: Travel Planning Guide

 Some cities have amazing architecture.  Other’s are cultural powerhouses.  Still other places primary draw is their beachside location with great year around weather.  Barcelona is one of only a handful of cities that can claim all of those and much more.  This makes it one […]

The Types of Travel Reward Credit Card Redemption Programs

The Types of Travel Reward Credit Card Redemption Programs

  There are two types of redemption methods for travel reward credit cards.  There are pro’s and con’s to both. Statement Credit Redemptions   Statement credits are as the name implies a credit issued to your credit card statement once redeemed.  You make a purchase […]