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  • Travel – Yucatán, México

    México – Taking a break from visiting other states, I find myself in México with my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor and two of my training partners. This was a trip we’ve been planning for a while since my instructor has many affiliates across México. On this trip, we had plans to stop in México City, […]

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  • Travel – Singapore

    Singapore – In addition to traveling to Japan, I spent a few days in Singapore to visit the famed Evolve MMA school that is home to many fighters from the OneFC circuit. The country is rather small and you can see most of it in a few days. The biggest attraction is the infinity pool at Marina […]

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  • Travel – Naha, Okinawa

    Naha, Okinawa – Formerly the Ryukyu Kingdom, the island of Okinawa is located Southwest of mainland Japan. The island is often compared to Hawaii due to it’s tropical weather. When flying into Okinawa, you’ll find yourself at Naha Airport that is shared between commercial airline companies and some military planes. Okinawa is a popular tourist attraction […]

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  • Travel – Kyoto, Japan

    Kyoto, Japan – Aside from visiting Tokyo (http://bjjbug.net/2016/10/12/travel-tokyo-japan/), I spent a week exploring the Kansai region of Japan. Otherwise known as West Japan, the major cities include Kyoto and Osaka. As a one-day trip, I was also able to also spend sometime in Nara, the city famous for their wild bowing deer. Travel Tips If you are […]

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  • Travel – Tokyo, Japan

    Tokyo, Japan – Taking a break from visiting all 50 states, I decided to visit one of my favorite countries, Japan. During this trip, I visited multiple cities within the country so this first article will specifically be about the most famous city, Tokyo. Other cities I spent some time in were in the Kansai Region, […]

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  • Travel – Chicago, Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois – the Windy City. State 5 out of 50 state. (See http://bjjbug.net/journey/). I haven’t been to too many places at this point but I would have to say Chicago is probably one of my favorites so far. Chicago is a beautiful city that has amazing architecture (both historical and modern) along with many locations for outdoor activities. There […]

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  • Travel – Las Vegas, Nevada

    Las Vegas, Nevada – otherwise known as Sin City. Best known for the Vegas Strip where casinos are open 24/7. Nightclubs, bars, pool parties, restaurants, and shows are always filled with people. But be warned that you’ll be welcomed with 100+℉ weather during the day and night. Welcome to Las Vegas! My third state out of my […]

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  • Travel – Portland, Oregon

    Portland, Oregon – probably most known for the great outdoor hikes, variety of food choices, and culture. This is my second state out of my 50 state journey. (See http://bjjbug.net/journey/). This was one of the quicker flights that I’ve had recently. Traveling from LAX to PDX only took 2 hours. The airport is fairly small compared to […]

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  • Travel – Denver, Colorado

    Denver, Colorado – otherwise known as the Mile High City, was my first stop on my 50 state Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey (See http://bjjbug.net/journey/). Flying from LAX to DEN was rather simple. The flight took approximately 2.5 hours. Upon arrival, it was fairly easy to navigate around the airport. The airport consists of terminals A, B, and […]