Japan

My 2015

2015 was a good year. A lot of things happened. In 2015, in no particular order: Ryosuke and I have been married for longer than we were dating, now. That was a fun realization. I wrote a bunch of blog posts And published 191 of them Ryosuke quit [...]

4 January, 2016 // 62 Comments

A Day in Chichibu, Japan: Best Things to Do, Eat, and See

Chichibu is excellent. The city of Chichibu is located in the Saitama prefecture of Japan. It is a self-contained valley and popular native Japanese tourist destination, surrounded by gorgeous mountains. Two months ago, Ryosuke and I had the [...]

28 December, 2015 // 16 Comments

Japanese Stereotypes (Guest Post)

This week’s guest post is by fellow blogger and YouTuber Nobita. I first met Nobita when he interviewed Ryosuke and I for his blog (you can read the interview here – it’s in Japanese). Since then, we’ve run into him a couple [...]

20 November, 2015 // 33 Comments

Things to do in Chichibu, Japan

Recently Ryosuke and I took a road trip to Chichibu, Japan. Why? No reason in particular, aside from the fact that we try to go on a short trip (1-3 days) every month somewhere in Japan so we can make videos and blog posts showcasing the area. [...]

17 November, 2015 // 8 Comments

Climbing Mt. Fuji: Sea to Summit in 27 hours

This week’s guest post was written by YouTuber Andrew, about his recent hike from sea to summit of Mt. Fuji. He’s also included a phenomenal video about the 27 hour hike. He writes:  Have you ever hallucinated that the clouds were [...]

2 November, 2015 // 9 Comments

Beware of Bears (in Japan)

“You shouldn’t be out here.” My friend and I were on kilometer eight of our hike through Cape Soya when a small truck pulled up beside us. Inside were two older Japanese men, in farming gear. “There are bears out here.” [...]

15 October, 2015 // 18 Comments

The 6 Best Foods to eat in Nikko, Japan

We all like food. If you’re visiting Nikko, Japan, soon and are wondering what to eat while you’re there – this is the place for you. Nikko is an easy day-trip from Tokyo. Located in the Tochigi prefecture, it is famous for its [...]

13 October, 2015 // 14 Comments

Hiroshima and the Story of Sadako (Guest Post)

Today’s guest post comes from blogger and former US newspaper reporter, Sadie Welhoff – about her recent trip to Hiroshima. She writes: The world changed in Hiroshima. How many places on this planet can really claim that? It was August [...]

11 October, 2015 // 11 Comments

Comic: Getting in shape :/

I work out. Not often, but I do. Okay, actually I do work out rather often. But when you compare it to Ryosuke (who goes to the gym several times a week, has various workout gear at home, and has an insanely ripped body), I look lazy. I hate [...]

7 October, 2015 // 20 Comments

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