Friday Photo: April 2016

I feel like a broken record, but this has been a busy month. Cherry blossoms, a trip to Kumamoto, an earthquake in Kumamoto, a fresh batch of visitors, and now, Golden Week. April is always a month full of festivals and flowers, but this year, it has seemed exceptionally packed. Somehow, amidst the chaos, we... Continue Reading →

Friday Photo: January 2016

I wanted to start this year off with a bang, photo-wise, and what better picture to post than one of the most impressive Japanese landforms of them all? I love Mt Fuji. I love it in pictures, I love it in woodblock prints, but there is nothing that compares to the sheer thrill of seeing... Continue Reading →

Friday Photo: July 2015

It has been a month of adventure coupled with a month of sitting around twiddling our thumbs in various hotel rooms on either end of our cross-country move. But don't worry - I won't make this month's photo anything hotel-related. 🙂 I was so SO very excited to see the garden at the Adachi Museum... Continue Reading →

Friday Photo: April 2015

The countdown until our move date to Tokyo is starting to feel real. With only a few months left in Kyushu (and with a trip back to the US for a family wedding thrown in the mix for part of that), I am now in that stage of an impending change where I want to... Continue Reading →

Friday Photo: October 2014

Do you ever have those days were the weather is perfect, the light is perfect, and nothing can mess with your travel mojo? My husband had a work commitment in Iwakuni in the middle of October so - along with our daughter - we drove the four hours up to Hiroshima prefecture for what essentially... 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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