Driving around Hokkaido // Shakotan Peninsula Day Trip

One piece of advice that my Japanese pottery teacher shared for our trip to Hokkaido was to rent a car and drive around, and that’s we did! On the…

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Hokkaido // Otaru Day Trip

As I sit down writing this post, I can’t believe my long-awaited trip to Japan has recently ended. I just love visiting that country, and this time…

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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  ryokan 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…

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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,…

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Visiting Tsuta | One Michelin Star Ramen

A few weeks ago, C was watching Youtube and saw a cool feature on Tsuta, the…

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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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