Top 10 Things to do in Miyajima, Hiroshima

I just got back from a week long trip through Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Ehime. One of the (many) highlights of the trip was the famous island of Miyajima. Why is it famous? Well, mainly because of the historic significance, natural beauty, and [...]

14 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

7 (final) things we LOVED in Ghana

And this is the final Ghana-related post! Unless, of course, I decide to do some actually helpful travel-blogging style posts about Ghana in the future which is on my list of things to do but so are about half a million other things (including [...]

26 April, 2016 // 13 Comments

9 Things we LOVED our first week in Ghana

Ryosuke and I have been in Ghana for a bit over a week now – and it’s been a very interesting (and fun!) trip. There’s so much I want to talk about and not enough time so I’ve decided to share with you the highlights of our [...]

29 March, 2016 // 42 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

It’s okay if you don’t like to travel

A couple months ago I had an enlightening conversation with my dad. It a while after I had written this bitterly honest and emotional blog post about my tendency to end up in the emergency room on a yearly basis (titled, My Greatest Regret). He [...]

5 December, 2015 // 43 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

Why “Amazing Race” Travel Itineraries Are Not My Thing

This week’s guest post comes from the blogger Pam from Organized! by Pam, where she shares why she prefers taking it easy when she travels. She writes: I just booked my eight-day trip to Japan this December and naturally, I spend a hundred [...]

9 September, 2015 // 29 Comments

12 Fun Things to do in Atami, Japan

I went to Atami last week. Atami is a city in the Shizuoka prefecture, famous for their hot springs. It’s located a convenient 1 hour shinkansen (bullet train) ride from Tokyo, so it’s a perfect day trip. Atami has been a popular hot springs [...]

3 September, 2015 // 11 Comments

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