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)
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
Right now all the hype in Japan is this museum called the MORI Building Digital Art Museum by EPSON teamLab Borderless. Everyone kept saying how amazing it was, so I decided to check it out to see what the fuss was all about. Is it hypeworthy? Read on to find out! Getting there. First, let's talk… Continue reading 8 Things to Know Before Visiting the teamLab Borderless Digital Art Museum
This year's IDEA World Fitness BlogFest will be held June 28th-July 1st in San Diego, CA. I am super bummed that I no longer reside in sunny SoCal and will not be able to attend the festivities! Lucky for me, Idea World and Fit Approach came together to create the first ever BlogFest Virtual PreCon available through Facebook! Expert… Continue reading The #1 Thing I Learned From the #BlogFest Virtual PreCon!
In case you weren't aware, there is a museum in Yokohama, Japan all about CupNoodles. Yes, like the 25 cent instant noodles you heat up in the microwave. Those noodles. Whole museum. So you might be thinking, "What could I possible do at a CupNoodles museum? What on earth would I learn?!" Well, I'm here to tell… Continue reading 8 Things to Do at the CupNoodles Museum!
In case you didn't know there is a magical place tucked in the little town of Tama - located within Tokyo, Japan. It's where a special lady lives with all of her best friends! Her name? Hello Kitty! And yes she is a lady and not a cat. Make sure you tell your friends that, … Continue reading 13 Surprising Things About Sanrio Puroland (Hello Kitty Land)
"Disclaimer: I’m promoting the Honolulu Marathon 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!" The Honolulu Marathon is coming up on December 10th, and I have great news!! There's still time to get involved! Here a few ways for you to… Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Involved With the Honolulu Marathon!
If you are looking for some Halloween fun with the kiddos this season, then you may want to check out Brick-or-Treat party nights at LEGOLAND California and Florida! We attended the party last year in California and the kids really enjoyed it! It may seem a little overwhelming if you've never been before, so here are a few… Continue reading 6 Tips for LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat!
I've read before that something like less than one percent of the population has actually completed a marathon. You can Google it if you're a stats person. Less than one percent though. Let that sink in for a second. So either those people are pretty admirable or pretty crazy, it really depends on how you look… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Run the Honolulu Marathon!
Maybe you're a wine connoisseur or maybe you're a wine newbie, either way...at some point you may be interested in attending a wine tasting. And if you're like me, you might be a little bit clueless about wine tasting and what to expect. Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of going on a wine tasting… Continue reading Champagne Wishes and White Wine Dreams (A day in Temecula)