Back in February in the dark and cold, we planned a beach trip. When we told our friends what we'd be doing, people would say, "That sounds perfect for YOU..." Emphasis on the part where we'd be going, not them. Because this wasn't just a trip to lie on the beach-- we were planning on … Continue reading Kayaking to Paradise
My favorite thing we did in Tokyo was to take a sushi class together. I’d always been very intimidated by sushi, but we went for it and arrived on a Tuesday afternoon. We were welcomed by our two instructors who introduced themselves and showed us where to stow our shoes. Another couple was a no … Continue reading Sushi Class Low Down
When in Japan, sleep as the Japanese do.... on a futon bed. We tried out a futon in our guesthouse and figured it out over the course of four days. Check out the video for the full scoop!
While I was super excited about our trip in Tokyo, I knew that at some point I would like to take a trip outside of the city as well. Early in my research, I stumbled upon Hakone-- a charming area around lake Ashi with natural hot springs and partial views of Fuji. With our limited … Continue reading Tokyo Day Trip
I write this from the tatami floor of our guesthouse following a full day of exploring Tokyo. Sadly my computer is out of juice, but I'll give you a preview of what we've been up to with some of my iPhone photos. We'll start with the important stuff... Like this delicious green tea latte! Alex … Continue reading Hello from Japan!
So, I am writing this post from Japan where Alex and I will be for a couple of days before coming home. Check back in for more on Japan next week 🙂 In the meantime, check out this pretty fun time-lapse video of the hour and a half it took me to pack up all … Continue reading Packing a Year into 35 Seconds