Kaiseki Dining What is Kaiseki Dining? Many consider Kaiseki dining “The World’s Finest Meal” It’s part art, part fine dining. It’s gastronomy simplified to the essence of what land and sea has available for that day, all without the flashiness of modern gastronomy. Matching the food of the day with the seasons, to create a harmonious dining experience. Here's a...
Michelin Star Dining In Kyoto Michelin Star Dining in Kyoto is an amazing experience. Kyoto has 95 restaurants and 134 stars total. The problem is, even if you have the money to spend on a $1000 meal for two, you probably can’t get a reservation to the 3 star Michelin restaurants. No Foreigner Reservations Unless you know a local in the city...
Tokyo may not be known as a watch shopper’s dream, but the culture’s of vintage/second hand style has led to an emergence of a growing Vintage Rolex Tokyo Watch scene. There’s no one street or area but they tended to be concentrated around the Shibuya area. You definitely need to seek these stores out, as they are near impossible...
Japan love their Japanese Denim. Japanese “raw” denim is a trend that is gaining popularity around the world. This type of denim omits the final washing processes after they are dyed, which gives it that intense blue indigo color that is Japanese Raw Denim.   Japanese Denim are of heavier weight, giving it that unique cardboard like feel, unlike the Lucky...
Japanese Eyewear - Globe Specs There are plenty of glasses /sunglasses shops all over in Tokyo, from the basics to high end. You don’t need to go to trendy spots such as Daikonyama, Ometasando, or Ginza to find the best in Japanese Eyewear. Located a quick walk up the hill from Shibuya Station is the optician Globe Specs. The store itself...
Airline – EVA Airways Flight – BR 55/56 Plane – Boeing 777-300ER Eva Air Hello Kitty Website - Here Hello Kitty Jet Type - Sanrio Characters "Shining Star" Asians love cute things. Eva Air Hello Kitty flights definitely fits this old.  Most routes are in Asia, but there is one from Chicago to Taipei.  Of course, team GTE had to jump on the Hello Kitty bandwagon...
  Flight Cancelation suck. Recently, team GTE experienced one of their worst cancelation experiences. In addition, we were flying United outside of the US in Hamburg, Germany, where no United representatives were present. It’s like going to a country with no embassy. What Happened? United Flight – Hamburg (HAM) -> San Francisco (SFO) Hamburg(HAM)-> Frankfort(FRA) on Lufthansa LH19 Frankfort(FRA) -> San Francisco (FRA) on...
Singapore is a 2-3 day destination for most people.  There is so much to do in the country, so GTE has listed 5 Singapore Travel Tips to help you travel through Singapore like a PRO.  Hopefully, ensuring that you get the most out of your stay in Singapore. Yes, You Can Eat At THREE Michelin Star Restaurants In One Day GTE’s...
Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles Facilities Team GTE recently got invited to tour and experience the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles.  It is a 53 acre facility opened in November 2016 that consists of a driving course, restaurant, and exhibition of exotic Porches from past and present.  Also, it is home to Porsche Motorsports North America, which services and sells race engines parts...
Maui Weekend - With Labor Day weekend coming up in May, what do people usually do on 3 day weekends in Northern California? They got go up to Lake Tahoe. I don’t know about you guys but the 5+ hour drive and the fact that every single ski resort is jam packed is a complete turn off for me. For full...
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