Eric Winegar

Tracking our Trip with GPS

If you’re a bit of a nerd like me, you might enjoy seeing the data from our trip.  I’m using a Qstarz Q1000XT GPS logger to keep track of where we’ve been.  The GPS logger lasts for at least 1 full day and captures a data point on your location …

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A few days in Tokyo Japan

We spent a few days in Tokyo Japan walking around and taking in the sights.  We were fortunate that our hostel was in a good location so we were able to see a lot nearby.    Even though Tokyo is the world’s largest city by population, we were surprised how it …

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The Sushi Train

We were looking for something to do and found an area online that had a replica of the Statue of Liberty and a Gundam statue.     We took a 30 minute train which cost about $5 for 2 people each way.    Upon arriving we realized the area was mainly just a …

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Photo Tour of Tokyo Japan

Take a photo tour of Tokyo Japan with us!  Below is a selection of some of photo’s that remind us the most of Tokyo. Tip: Click on a photo to see a larger version or start a slide show of all photos. Oak Hostel Zen in Tokyo Japan We only …

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Our RTW Travel Map

Our RTW travel map: Below is a map that shows the rough path we are traveling.  We are going to note certain things we have seen or done on the map as we go. Previous Travel: Below is a map showing where we have traveled in the past prior to …

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First Impressions of Japan

As we near the end of our time in Tokyo, there are a number of things that have surprised us about Japan.  Everyone goes into situations with different expectations but here are some of the things that caught us off guard. The language barrier As soon as we got into …

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Mens RTW Trip Packing List

Eric’s Packing List I packed the following clothes for our RTW trip / Misc Items that all fit in my large bag: 7 Shirts 2 Shorts 7 Underwear 1 Jeans 3 Under Shirts 1 Workout Shorts 1 Workout Shirt 4 pair of low cut socks 2 pair of dress/long songs …

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Welcome to Tokyo Japan

Our trip began with a flight from Dallas to Chicago where we boarded the Dreamliner and headed for Tokyo.   After the 13 hour flight from Chicago we arrived in Tokyo at 4PM and we both felt pretty good.  We quickly located the right train to take into Tokyo and were …

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