There’s a pretty decent chance that if you’re Japanese, you’re about to head off to pick up your (possibly reserved) Christmas Chicken from KFC… you know, because that’s how the rest of the world celebrates Christmas. Who knew The Colonel’s secret recipe was so… tricky!
After a quick night in Saitama, I made my way up to Nagano, from which I was able to go to Jigokudani. This place is known for its hot springs and it’s “hellish” landscape. What it’s really known for, though, is its monkeys, which chill warm up in the hot springs. That’s right. Monkeys. Monkeys [...]
Whoops, it’s been a while since I’ve done a writeup. Time to catch up. The hard part about these writeups is I can’t give away tooo much info, otherwise the actual TofuguTV video and writeups won’t be as interesting, but hopefully I’ll be able to do something inbetween. Day 3 is where the fun starts, [...]
Biggest mistake a techie can make when going to Japan: thinking that free, accessible wifi exists anywhere. Not sure why, but I guess I though Japan would have convenient wifi, like in America. Turns out even Starbucks and McDonalds (at least the ones I’ve been to) don’t have free wifi. Here’s a quick article showing [...]
Here’s the biggest thing I’ve learned the last couple days… Finding internet is tough. If you want to find internet, you have to make sacrifices. Normally I wouldn’t mind, but having internet is important for doing a good job supporting TextFugu, and for responding to your emails, and to write blog posts like this…
Okay, I don’t have much time. I’m in the Portland International Airport, and my flight is boarding in about 20 minutes. I also need food. Hungry. But, before I go, I need to tell you how to vote for what you want to see on TofuguTV. I’ll be sending out emails, tweets, Facebook updates, etc., [...]