Category archives: Travel

2017 IMSA at Circuit of the Americas

The 2017 IMSA at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) recently took place last weekend.   Nate invited me the night before to check it out with him and I'm glad I went.  It wasn't too crowded with people and, somehow, I just walked through the Circuit of the Americas gates without paying.   Check out the 4-5 photos I took of the 2017 IMSA at COTA event below.... Tips for[...]

Explore Taipei (2017)

"Where did you go in Taipei? How much cash should you bring to explore Taipei?  What was the food like?"  Explore Taipei (2017) answers these questions and more with visuals from my Nikon D750 and iPhone 6.  Something is a little different with my Wordpress blog... it isn't hosted by Wordpress anymore!  Now powered by SiteGround, I'm able to own my own domain and h[...]

Journey to Hong Kong (2017):  35mm Life

What's Hong Kong like in front of my 35mm lens?  Check it out below in Journey to Hong Kong (2017).   "China??  Didn't you just come back from Japan??" Haha... yeah, a month after coming back from Japan I was talking with John Zhang aka 1013mm and he had planned a car meet on Feb 18 in Kowloon.  I immediately checked my calendar and saw no bookings for that [...]

Car life - Auto Tuned x FRS86

"Do what you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life." It's a good quote, but you'll always have to work hard for something in life.  Young Tea of Autotuned and @FRS86 is a good example... After my week long Tokyo trip in January, I had spent a couple of days in the Los Angeles area resting and hanging out with some good photo/car/nerd budd[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 6 - Recommended Places to Eat and Visit

"What restaurants did you go to in Tokyo?  How do you get there?  Places to visit in Tokyo?  Things to do in Tokyo?"   My last and final blog post from Journey to Tokyo (2017)... maybe.  I'm currently packing for another trip en route to in Hong Kong / Taipei, but before leaving, I wanted had to finish up this post and catch up with stuff I've been doing before and a[...]

Journey to Tokyo:  Part 5 - The Chronicles Tokyo Night Meet Akihabara UDX and Daikoku PA

What happen with @stickydiljoe's The Chronicles Tokyo Night Meet Akihabara UDX?  What is Daikoku PA and how do you get there?  Part 5 will be about Joey Lee's Chronicles Tokyo Night Meet and Daikoku PA.  So what happen with Joey Lee's The Chronicles Akihabara UDX Meet?  If you haven't been following @stickydiljoe's blogs, shame on you, but what had happened was[...]

Journey to Tokyo:  Part 4 - Tokyo Auto Salon Life

"How do you get to Tokyo Auto Salon?  How much is admission?  How do you apply for press passes?  Is one day enough to cover the show? " This post is pretty much a guide to Tokyo Auto Salon and will be super informative if you've never been and plan to go sometime in the near future... Tokyo Auto Salon - biggest Tokyo convention of modified cars, women, and perve[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 3 - Car Life

What car events happen during the week of Tokyo Auto Salon?  Where are the best meets?  How do you get there?  If you're not sure of what to do or where to go, check out this post for annual events that happen every year before the show.    Part 3 - Car Life In the last post, we explored what car life is like hours before Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 (TAS2017) at M[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 2 - 35mm Car Life

What's car life like hours before Tokyo Auto Salon?  Take a sneak peak as I visit  (株)メイクオーバー or Makeover Co.,Ltd .  Views from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku from Part 1 of Journey to Tokyo (2017).  Just FYI, this post will be just about cars so skip on to the next post or just close this tab because it's either mildly interesting or bor[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 1 – 35mm Life Trip to Japan

"How was your trip to Japan?  How much did the trip to Japan cost?  Do you have an itinerary of your trip to Japan?" These were the most common questions I got asked after coming back from Japan.  So I'll do my best to answer these questions below in Journey to Tokyo (2017)...   "How was your trip to Japan?" Finally back home from my trip to Tokyo, Japan, I[...]