Author of three #1 NYT/WSJ bestsellers (The 4-Hour Workweek/Body/Chef), Japanophile, tea drinker, tango world record holder, language learning fanatic.
I've been invited to go in August of 2015. But, of course, life is short, and there are many places one can visit (including just staying put in SF, which I love). Would you vote "yay" or "nay"? If yay, what are were your highlights or must-do's?... See More
The The Peninsula Tokyo is amazing but quite pricey. I usually stay with my former host family (20 years ago!). For things to do, here are a few faves: Studio Ghibli Museum Ghibli Museum : This is the real-life Alice in Wonderland.... See More
I highly recommend trying the The NoMad Hotel, right around the corner from Ace Hotel New York. Ace can get extremely loud, which sometimes bugs me, as does the requirement to look like a lumberjack-cum-brogrammer. NoMad is a... See More
I can travel solo (I'm single) or with a companion. The only thing I don't particularly like are overdeveloped beaches and loud-mouth throngs of drunk tourists. Anything else is fair game. Thanks! Tim See More
Though these places serve seafood, they're not seafood places but still very good. For sandwiches, check out Ike's Place. Ah, yes, the "menage a trois". That's BBQ, Cheddar, Halal Chicken, Honey Mustard, Pepper Jack, Real Honey,... See More
Bison Paddock is a GREAT visit. Just try and get there early morning for most activity. If you land in the afternoon, the bison will be chilling out due to the high sun. Also, hit the California Academy of Scienceswhile you're... See More
Take a day trip to Guatape . While there, swim in the lake, and climb El Peñon de Guatape - the rock of Guatape. Engineering and architecture buffs take note of the "zipper" construction of the stairwell… the water you... See More