Wow #4 Otsuka Museum, Naruto, Japan: One-Stop Shop for Masterpieces
It’s 1984. I’m 21 years old, on my first trip to Europe, determined to visit all the artwork I’d read about in my college art history textbooks. The problem: my favorite art is so spread out! The Mona Lisa is in Paris. The Guernica is in Madrid. Botticelli’s Venus is in Florence. If only […]
Wow Place #3 La Casa Gelato, Vancouver, Canada: Ice Cream Mecca
With 238 flavors on display, La Casa Gelato in Vancouver, Canada might just be the largest ice cream shop in the world.
365 Wow Places #2: Thip Samai
#2: Thip Samai — The Best Pad Thai in the World Tucked away in a (relatively) quiet corner of bustling Bangkok is perhaps the best Pad Thai restaurant in the world. Thip Samai does nothing but pad thai, and they do it gloriously. Here’s what they say on their website: “PADTHAI or previously known as […]
365 Wow Places #1 The Cat Temple: Omatsu Daigongen Shrine, Shikoku Japan
If you love crazy Japanese temples, or just love cats, this is the place for you. My buddy, Adam, and I were cruising from Tokushima to Kochi, deep in the heart of Shikoku (Japan’s “forgotten” island) when we stumbled on the amazing Omatsu Daigongen Shrine. Legend has it that in the mid 17th century, […]
Trust Report Card: Who is More Trustworthy, Trump or Biden?
Trust Report Card: Who is More Trustworthy, Trump or Biden? Four years ago, after watching their acceptance speeches at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, I gave both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton a “Trust Report Card” respectively. You can read each of those articles here: Trump Report Card 2016 . […]
Have you met my friend Roy G. Biv?
Instructions: –Solve the clue below to determine the mystery location, somewhere in the world. –Answer the final question… –On Thursday at ~12pm PST, we’ll draw one two names from a hat to determine the final winners of a $10 Amazon Gift Card (sorry, no instant winner this week). –Are you ready for […]
Puzzle Clue Contest answer 072319
This Week’s Clue Contest: July 23, 2019 *ANSWERS AND PRIZES* This week we gave you the following puzzle: “SHOP TIL YOU DROP” ***Click on the image below to solve this tricky shopping clue!*** When decoded, the clue message read: “On Boxentriq dot com, seek beaufort cipher. Hint: the encryption […]
Puzzle Clue 072319
This Week’s Clue Contest: July 23, 2019 Instructions: –Solve the clue below to determine the mystery location, somewhere in the world. –Answer the final question… –THE FIRST PERSON TO RESPOND WITH THE CORRECT ANSWER IS AN INSTANT WINNER OF A $10 AMAZON GIFT CARD! –On Thursday (7/25/19) at ~12pm […]
Vegan hunt (offsite)
Calling all Plant-based Eaters & Adventure-Seekers It’s here…the Vegan scavenger hunt. Vegan snacks. Vegan-themed puzzles (referencing nutrition trivia,your favorite vegan doctors and well-known vegan celebrities). Potential clue stops at vegan eateries in the neighborhood. Great for both plant-based eaters and the veg-curious! Boost your health and nutrition knowledge Hang out […]
Vegan Hunt (onsite)
Calling all Plant-based Eaters It’s here…the vegan, teambuilding scavenger hunt. Vegan snacks. Vegan-themed puzzles (referencing nutrition trivia,your favorite vegan doctors and well-known vegan celebrities). Great for both plant-based eaters and the veg-curious! Boost your organizational health and nutrition, and have a barrel of fun in the process. We come to […]