If I had to point to one particular passion of mine which brings me the most joy, it’s food. Whether I’m trying new dishes, ingredients, and cuisines, or going back to a personal favorite, food is simply a large part of my life. Because of this, much of my travel planning in Japan (and other […]
Aside from the cherry blossoms, tourists also look forward to in June to see the beautiful hydrangea season. In Kanagawa Prefecture, the Hasedera or Hase Temple in Kamakura is one of the most popular photo spots for hydrangeas.
As a couple living only 30 minutes from Yokohama, we have been there so many times we’ve lost count. In many ways, Yokohama is like Tokyo’s younger and more chilled out brother. While not as crowded (usually) as Tokyo, Yokohama has just as much to do and see, and it’s because of this we’ve made […]
All these apps are free, very easy to use, and personal recommendations from someone who has lived in Japan for over 2 years. Starting from which train to take to choose a local restaurant for dinner, these apps will absolutely help you travel Japan easy-breezy. 1. Google Navigation (or Google Maps) Google Navigation app are for travelers who don’t have any particular […]
One nice thing about Kawagoe, it’s an all in one place making it very easy to explore. So whether you plan on traveling here by car, by Co-Edo Loop Bus, or even by foot, exploring Kawagoe and its Edo Period remains shouldn’t take more than a day. Kawagoe Sightseeing Guide Kawagoe is actually an ideal side trip […]
The Tokyo Yakatabune Association invited us last month to experience being a ninja for a day while cruising Sumida River in Asakusa. Since I was already 8 months pregnant by the time I got the invitation, my husband and I booked an AirBnB room around Asakusa so that after the cruise, we would only need […]