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Attractions I'd Like to Visit in Japan

Although half of the trip will be made up of consuming food in unusual places, I do want to see things as well. We have a handful of… 189 more words


Kuidaore, a Journey for Food in Japan (Part 2 – Hakone Edition)

I debated on whether or not to put Hakone, Kyoto, and Osaka together for these food posts or separate them. Ultimately, I decided while we are only going to be in Hakone one day, one of our most “uniquely Japanese” meals will take place there and deserves its own post. 655 more words


Ashinoko Lake

Hakone Tozan

I fancied being away from a city, plus I saw a picture in a guide book of a pirate ship, so we went to Hakone Tozan. 555 more words


Postcards from Japan

I had my film roll developed and the negatives just came in!

Taken with Fujifilm Simple Ace 400, a disposable camera I bought (and hoarded a bunch of) in Japan. 215 more words


A Place to Rest our Heads

Since my last post focused on the challenges and concerns of staying in AirBnBs as of June 15th, I did want to share more about where we currently plan to stay. 280 more words


Vegan Guide to Japan - Hakone

After a few days in Tokyo, it was really nice to hop on board the “Limited Express Romance Car” and head to Hakone for some time in the country. 297 more words



One definition of the word doki in Japanese is “time of”. It is also part of my favorite Japanese phrase toki doki which mean “sometimes”. On a very regular basis, someone will remark that Will is… 3,491 more words

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