エイリアン、地球を行く

Alien, the traveler on the earth

Sightseeing

Tsuki no Yado Sara (Ryokan hotel) & Honma Yosegi-zaiku Museum, Hakone Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Bath time. Alien came to Hakone-Yumoto. A popular hot spring spot. Let's go to the hotel Alien booked. A lot of nature. refreshing. This is Tsuki no Yado Sara, a ryokan (Japanese-style) hotel. This is a new one! Alie…

Kairakuen, Mito city, Ibaraki Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Spring has come. Alien went to see plum blossoms. Alien took Express Hitachi from Ueno station. Let's go! Traveling is always fun. Alien come to Kairakuen, which is famous for plum blossoms. Here is one of the three …

Kaiyukan (Aquarium) & Winter Illumination, Osaka

Well...It's me, Alien. Glittering like passion fruits Alien went to Kaiyukan Aquarium at Osaka harbor. Unique building Alien paid 2300 yen admission. Let's go. Alien love aquariums. It was a big aquarium. Very popular and crowded. A lot of…

Fall Colors in Arashiyama, Kyoto

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien am not an eggplant. Alien came to Arashiyama, Kyoto for seeing fall colors. This is a famous bride called Togetsukyo. Weather is nice. Let's explore. Alien first went to Tenryuji (Tenryu Temple). Everywhere in …

La Jolla Cove, San Diego, California

Well...It's me, Alien. Are you watching Alien? Alien visitied La Jolla Cove. It took only 30 mins from the Old Town by bus. It is famous for seal watching. Blue sky, large ocean. Oh here it comes! Dear Seals, how are you today? It is Child…

Old Town, San Diego, California

Well...It's me, Alien. The skull seems to enjoy. Alien visited Old Town in San Diego, California. The Old Town resembles a town in the age San Diego was a part of Mexico. This is a tile shop. Let's get in. Tons of vivid colored tiles! Impr…

Takoyaki in Dotonbori, Osaka (Nihonichi Otako, Tako Hachi, Kukuru, and Achichi Honpo)

Wel...It's me, Alien. Glico guy. Alien moved to Osaka, Japan, for some reason. Alien am surronded by Osaka dialect everyday. Let's explore a very Osaka place first. Alien came to Dotonbori, a famous street in Osaka. Very crowded. This is K…

Space Shuttle Endeavour at California Science Center & Randy's Donuts Los Angeles

Well...It's me, Alien. Let's go to the universe. Alien visited California Science Center. Let's study science. Visitors can learn various fields in science inside. Brain models. This is a model of a brain neuron. Looks like an octopus. The…

Disneyland, Anaheim California

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien went to California Disenyland, the first Disneyland Mr. Disney directed. Let's enjoy! The Mickey Hat makes Alien exicted. Alien must greet Mr. Disney first. Hello it's Alien. Sure Alien gonna enjoy here today. …

Walk of Fame, Los Angeles California

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien want to win the Oscars in the future. Alien came to Los Angeles. LA is famous for Hollywood. Let's go to "Walk of Fame," a popuar sightseeing spot. Palm trees are great icon of traveling. No palm trees in Wisco…

Devil's Lake State Park, Wisconsin

Well...It's me, Alien. Rock rocks. Alien enjoy summer in Wisconsin. Alien drove to Devil's Lake State Park. A two-hour drive to northwest from Milwaukee. Country road~ Alien parked Alien's car. Let's go! This park has several trails. Some …

Oriental Theater & G-Daddy's BBC (Sports Bar) Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien enjoying a night life. Alien came to watch a movie. This is Milwaukee's famous Oriental Theater. Inside is very "oriental." Gorgeous. A view from second floor. Let's take a seat and wait for the show. …it is to…

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum & National Museum of the Indian American, Washington DC

Well...It's me, Alien. Let's go to the universe. Alien visited Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, a very popular place in DC. Alien arrived there 30 minutes before door opens but there was a long wait line. Smithonian's museums a…

Cherry Blossom, Washington DC

Well...It's me, Alien. Blooming blooming. Alien was not able to post for a while for some reason. Today Alien am going to report Alien's stay in DC for cherry blossom back in March. Alien heard cherry would bloom earlier than usual due to …

Chicago & Allegiance (Broadway musicals) New York

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien in Times Square. Alien flew to New York. Safety belt fasten. Alien arrived. Let's go. Alien came to NYC to see Broadway musicals. Alien decided to see "Chicago" first. Alien watched the movie "Chicago" before b…

Vegas Downtown, Nevada

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien got back to Sin City. Alien finished seeing Grand Cayon and got back to Vegas. This trip is about to be over. Alien decided to stop at Vegas downtown, because Alien had several hours before returning the car. V…

Grand Canyon (Yavapai Lodge & El Tovar Hotel) Arizona

Wel...It's me, Alien. Great nature. Alien finished seeing Anterople Canyon and Hourse Shoe Bent. Alien then headed to Grand Canyon! Alien drives this rent-a-car well now. Alien stopped at several viewpoints on the way to Grand Canyon. Fun …

Antelope Upper Canyon & Horse Shoe Bent, Arizona

Well...It's me, Alien. Art by water and wind. Alien left Zion National Park and headed to Page, Arizona. Alien came to Page for visiting Anterope Canyon. Anterope Canyon is in a Native American's autonomous area, so visitors can go there o…

Zion National Park, Utah

Well...It's me, Alien. Great nature. Alien enjoyed Vegas. Now let's rent a car and go to enjoy great nature in Grand Circle. Let's go! Alien said good-bye to crowded Vegas and got to a highway. Alien enjoyed scenery, which was very differe…

The Venetian, Las Vegas Nevada

Well...It's me, Alien. An attractive song by a gondolier. Shopping is one of the attractions in Vegas. Many hotels on Strip have their shopping malls.Thera also are outlet malls nearby Strip. Let's go shopping and enjoy Vegas more! ...Well…

Casino on Strip, Las Vegas Nevada

Well...It's me, Alien. Only for adults. Alien am in Vegas. The thing Alien must try is... gambling! Alien saved for this special day! Alien has $35. Let's go to casino at Luxor, where Alien stay in today. Wow, can Alien win the car? Let's …

Hotels on Strip, Las Vegas Nevada

Well...It's me, Alien. Vegas! Alien learned hotels in Vegas are inexpensive before Chirstmas. Alien made a trip to Vegas from Decemver 22nd to 24th. Although prices vary depending on the rank of hotels, Alien could book some hotels on Stri…

Japan Fest 2015 Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. Woot woot! It's a festival day! Alien went to the Japan Fest 2015 organized by Milwaukee Japanese Association. Japan-loving Alien can't miss the event! Wow the event is very popular. So many people out there. The eve…

New Glarus Brewing Co., New Glarus Wisconsin

Well...It's me, Alien. Comic foregrounds are always attractive. Alien went to New Glarus Brewing. Driving there took two hours from Milwaukee. Beautiful building! Alien love their beer! Let's go to the self-guided tour first. Children are …

Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. Scary cow. Alien went to the State Fair. It was the last day. Crowded. It was a hot day. Let's drink beer first. A cup of beer at Sprecher, a Milwaukee local brewry. Alien found many other Wisconsin things at the Fai…

Centro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien am studying Portuguese. This is Alien's final report in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi. Alien came to Centro (old downtown). Several buildings from the age of Portuguese domination remain in Rio de Janeiro. Tiradentes P…

Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Well...It's me, Alien. Stray Alien. This is Alien's second report in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi. Alien heard about a place called "sugar loaf." That sounds very sweet. Let's go! The mountain over there is the Sugarloaf. Sugarloaf originally mea…

The statue of Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Well... It's me, Alien. Hello, Jesus Christ! Alien am in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is famous for the Statue of the Christ the Redeemer, standing atop Mount Corcovado. Alien went there by a van from downtown Rio de Janeiro. Way…

Air & Water Show Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. With a roar. Alien was relaxing at home on Saturday. A roar from outside surprised Alien. Ah! An air show is going on at lake side this weekend in Milwaukee. Let's go to see the show. Alien found a sign. Nice weather…

Osanai (restaurant in Aomori), Kaisenkaku (hotel in Asamushi onsen), Masadate (restaurant in Asamushi onsen), and Akitaya (hotel in Asamushi onsen) Aomori, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien make friends in Aomori. This is Mr. Sho Hayabusa. He welcomed Alien at Shin-Aomori station. Very cool. Alien went to Aomori for some reason. Alien arrived at Shin-Aomori station by Shinkansen. Then Alien went t…

Hanayashiki in Asakusa & Kaguwa show restaurant in Ropponki, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien came to Asakusa. Asakusa is a popular sightseeing spot in Tokyo. Looking around Nakamise and Sensoji temple is nice but too common. Alien rather went to... Hanayasiki, the Japanese oldest amusement park located…

Meigetsu-in (Hydrangea temple) in Kita-Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Ajisai (Hydrangea) gathers people. June in Kamakura. Alien can't miss Ajisai flowers. Alien visited Meigetsu-in, which is also called Ajisai Temple. June is the best Ajisai season. It was crowded. Alien paid admissio…

Kamakura Daibusu & Komachi-dori Kanagawa, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Nice hair. Alien came to Japan for some reason. Alien went to Kamakura as a short trip. Alien first went to see Mr. Daibustu, a symbol of Kamakura city. Nice to meet you, Mr. Daibutsu. Please be friend with Alien. We…

Revisit of Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

Well...It's me, Alien. Hot flame and cool Alien Alien went to Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Well, Alien visited here two years ago. *For details, please see http://alientravel.hatenablog.com/entry/2013/09/11/123115 Alien could not get in the …

ByWard Market, Ottawa, ontario

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien strolling through a market. Alien arrived at ByWard markt, a famous market place in Ottawa. Let's eat someting first. Alien am hugry. La Bottega, an Italian grocery right across the street the market building i…

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Well... It's me, Alien. Sky, Spider, and Alien. Alien am visiting Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The glass and granite building is the National Gallery of Canada. Admission is 16 CAD, including special exhibitions. Put a sticker on somewhere vis…

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at Pabst Theater, Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. Sneaking into a high society. Alien got a ticket for a Milwaukee Symphony Corchestra concert from Alien's acquaintance. The program was Beethoven's Fifth. Classic music... audiences must be high class. Alien dressed …

Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. Temping golden drink. Milwaukee is famous for beer. Although it has been a while since Alien started living in Milwaukee, Alien still hasn't visited one local brewry. Hello, Lakefront Brewery! Alien pre-oredered a ti…

Great Lakes Distillery, Milwaukee

Well...It's me, Alien. Beauty of the machines. Alien found an unique bike stops when Alien took a walk in Milwaukee downtown. Bottles? Alien found a distillery on a hill. The bottles are spirit bottles. The distillery offers tours. Alien m…

Lincoln's House & Lincoln's Tomb Springfield, Illinois

Well...It's me, Alien. Pretending to be a master of the house. Spring has come. Alien visited Springfield in Illinois since it is spring. Springfield is a city where Mr. Lincoln had lived for 25 years till he became President. The only hou…

BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups St. Louis, Missouri

Well...It's me, Alien. Jazz night in St. Louis. It was the last night of Alien's trip to St. Louis. Let's enjoy a night life in St. Louis, where jazz and blues are famous. There are several jazz bars in St. Louis downtown. Alien went to on…

Schlafly Bottleworks brewery tour, St. Louis, Missouri

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien have a beer belly. Alien love beer since Alien started living in Milwaukee. Alien went to a brewery company in St. Louis. Schlafly Bottleworks. It is a local brewery. Alien first got a tour ticket. It was free!…

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Well... It's me, Alien Cathedral, chilly wind, and Alien. Alien went to Cathedral Basilica that located in west side of St Louis downtown. This Cathedral is famous for its huge mosaic art. This picture consists of numerous small tiles. Spe…

Old Courthouse St. Louis, Missouri

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien-in-Wonderland Alien visited Old Courthouse. This is another sightseeing spot in St. Louis. *If you want to read Alien's report about the Gateway Arch, please visit: The Gateway Arch St. Louis, Missori - エイリ…

The Gateway Arch St. Louis, Missori

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien wanted to travel so badly... So Alien went to St.Louis, Missori! It was a 6-hour drive from Milwaukee. Alien went to the Gateway Arch, a symbol of St. Louis city. Very tall. Visitors wrote their names and messa…

Mall of America 2 (Build-A-Bear Workshop & American Girl) Minnesota

Well...It's me, Alien. Spiderian. This is Alien's second report of Mall of America. Finding Alien's costume was a theme. . Alien went to a shop called Build-A-Bear Workshop. Their sign said "Santa's" since it was a holiday season. Nice. Th…

Mall of America 1 (Nickelodeon Universe) Minnesota

Well...It's me, Alien. Glad Mr. SpongeBob seems happy. Alien went to Mall of America in Minnesota, one of the largest mall in the U.S. The map. Uhh it is a large mall! Many places to see. Alien first went to the theme park in the Mall call…

Quebec City Quebec, Canada

Well...It's me, Alien. This blog ranked first in "Canada trip" category of Blog Mura (Japan's blog ranking system). …It lasted just for a day though. Well...Alien did not write posts about Canada recently. Alien am going to write a post ab…

Yubatake (Hot spring field), Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. At the Yubatake (Hot spring field). Alien went to the Kusatsu onsen (Kusatsu Hotspring). The Yubatake was invented to cool the source of hot spring down. This is a unique culture in this area. The amout of hot spring…

Fushimi Inari Taisya (Shinto Shrine) Kyoto, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. Alien am not a Japanees specter. Alien visited Fushimi Inari Taisya, the head of Inari shirines across Japan. This is the most popular sightseeing place for foreign tourists. Will it be the best for Alien? Alien puri…