Our stay at Yamanochaya // Hakone Ryokan with Private Onsen

As I mentioned in my previous post on the Hakone Travel Guide, we were so blessed to be able to stay at a ┬áryokan in Hakone this time, and my hubby specifically…

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Hakone Trip Guide

This last trip to Japan we had the awesome opportunity of traveling to Hakone and staying at a ryokan, which I will blog about next! It had been dream…

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Motorcycle Gear Shopping in Tokyo

In the past year or so, C has really taken up a huge interest in motorcycles, so naturally when we went to Japan we wanted to check out the motorcycle…

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Joffre Lakes Hike

I had been bugging C to go with me to Joffre Lakes for the longest time, so…

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My Run at Seawheeze 2016

August 13, 2016 I ran my first official half marathon, and I can check that…

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Sea to Summit Trail Hike + Sea to Summit Gondola

Hiking is definitely one of things that I love to do (but definitely hate myself…

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Kyoto Part 1 – Fushimi Inari Shrine

After our visit to Tokyo we took the train to Kyoto. We had the Japan Rail Pass,…

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Nara Day Trip Part 1: Kokufuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha, Nara Park

Since we were staying in Kyoto, we thought it would make sense to take a day trip on the nearby cities like Nara, which used to be an imperial capital…

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Sushi Bar Yasuda

Another item on C & I’s bucket list was to try sushi prepared by a master sushi chef in Tokyo. It’s always a challenging to make reservations…

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