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5 Things I Did Wrong While Climbing Mount Fuji (and a few things I did right)

Last month, I had the opportunity to climb the majestic and challenging Fuji-San! I actually made the decision to climb it about 30 hours prior to climbing because sometimes I like to live life on the edge. 😉 However, because I had planned to climb Fuji sometime during our Japan stay AND because my husband had… Continue reading 5 Things I Did Wrong While Climbing Mount Fuji (and a few things I did right)

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3 Reasons to Stay Cool in Knockaround Shades!

Disclaimer: I received a pair of Knockaround Sport Premium Sunglasses to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! If I were stranded on a deserted island and could only choose three things to have with me, I… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Stay Cool in Knockaround Shades!

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Aftershokz: Aeropex/Trekz Air – What’s the Difference?

Disclaimer: I received a set of Aftershokz Aeropex headphones to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! If you follow me on social media, then you already know how much I love my Aftershokz headphones!  I literally… Continue reading Aftershokz: Aeropex/Trekz Air – What’s the Difference?

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Kirin Tea Factory Tour

If you've ever visited Japan, then chances are you have enjoyed a Kirin beverage.  Whether you ordered an ice cold beer or grabbed a bottle of tea out of a train station vending machine, it was mostly likely manufactured by the Kirin company.  Well I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the… Continue reading Kirin Tea Factory Tour

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4 Benefits of Using Strava!

"Disclaimer: I will receive an annual Strava Summit subscription and Strava merchandise to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews!" "Are you on Strava?" That seems to be the question I am asking folks these days… Continue reading 4 Benefits of Using Strava!

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Let the Sparks Fly!

*Disclaimer: I was provided free and discounted wraps from Momentum Jewelry in exchange for social media posts.  All opinions are my own! Earlier this year,  I was super stoked to be chosen as a brand ambassador for one of my favorite accessory brands - Momentum Jewelry!  I discovered their products a while back and have been hooked ever… Continue reading Let the Sparks Fly!

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My Crappy Experience at the Unko Museum

If you are looking for something fun and unique to experience in Japan - you are in luck!  A new pop-up museum exhibit is now open in Yokohama that's all about - Unko! What is unko, you ask?  Well it's poop! 🙂  Yes, a whole museum dedicated to poop!  Sound interesting?  Here's a little bit about… Continue reading My Crappy Experience at the Unko Museum