Month: April 2016

April 24, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park for Families   This is really a two-part review On the Shiga Kogen area so I highly recommend that you read the first part of this review before proceeding.   Jigokudani Snow Monkey park is a 3 mile or so walk through a pine forest in the…

April 24, 2016 / General Travel

A short review of Shiga Kogen Skiing in Japan   I was in Japan for a couple of days with my friend and we decided to go skiing. What better place than Nagano, home of the 1998 winter Olympics. This is of course coming from a couple of guys that…

April 23, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

How to Travel for Cheap I am often caught up in conversation on how I travel for cheap so I thought I might write it down for you. Flexibility: This is simply the most important part of traveling on the cheap. I usually travel “to the fare” as opposed to…

April 4, 2016 / General Travel

Two Days in New York City With Kids   We live in the middle of nowhere. My wife has family in Washington D.C. and I have family in New England. Because of this we do far too much travel to the East Coast. We generally fly into DC, then drive…