Experience: Sand Baths in Ibusuki

Alright, a show of hands. Who out there doesn't mind being buried alive? Now that I have your attention, let's talk about sand bathing. No, not sunbathing. And not bathing in an onsen, my preferred type of bathing here in Japan. Nope, sand bathing is pretty much what it sounds like - being covered from... Continue Reading →

Manhole Monday: Ibusuki

Back in early March, my husband and I headed south for a quick child-free getaway while my mother was in town visiting. We picked the town of Ibusuki mostly because 1) we could get home quickly to Kumamoto from there should the need arise and 2) there is a great mountain to hike just on... Continue Reading →

Friday Photo: March 2014

With my mother in town this past month, my husband and I actually had the opportunity for a weekend away. It's not easy to find alone time here in Japan. Babysitters are an unheard of concept and date nights just don't happen for couples with kids. Our daughter is a fantastic traveler, but sometimes you... Continue Reading →

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