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What to Expect at the Enoshima Island Spa

Heading to Tokyo for a visit soon? Then make some time for this amazing onsen right outside central Tokyo! The Enoshima Island Spa is located right on Enoshima Island (which happens to be one of my fave spots) and offers sweet views of the beach and Mount Fuji on a clear day.  I had the opportunity… Continue reading What to Expect at the Enoshima Island Spa

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Grocery Shopping: Love it or Loathe it?

"Disclaimer: I will be receiving a $25 gift card 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!" "There are two types of people in this world, those who divide the world into two types and… Continue reading Grocery Shopping: Love it or Loathe it?

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Why You Need to Visit Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve Roastery

On October 4th, 2019 I visited the "World's Largest Starbucks in Tokyo, Japan! On November 15th, 2019, an even larger Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened up in Chicago making that one the "World's Largest Starbucks". But I will forever say that I visited the "World's Largest Starbucks" *at the time. ๐Ÿ˜‰ So what's it like inside… Continue reading Why You Need to Visit Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve Roastery

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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. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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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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! ๐Ÿ™‚  Yes, a whole museum dedicated to poop!  Sound interesting?  Here's a little bit about… Continue reading My Crappy Experience at the Unko Museum

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Stride, Streak, STRAVA

"Disclaimer: I received 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!" Strava (Swedish for "strive") is a popular app used by runners and cyclists.  I've had an account for a while but… Continue reading Stride, Streak, STRAVA

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5 Reasons Why I Love Mondays

Mondays get a bad rap. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ  I feel like most people are always dreading them or just surviving them.  So that's why I felt I needed to stick up for my beloved Mondays!  Here are five reasons why I think Mondays are the best days! ๐Ÿ™‚ Setting Goals I look forward to Mondays so I can… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Love Mondays

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8 Things to Know Before Visiting the teamLab Borderless Digital Art Museum

Right now all the hype in Japan is this museum called theย 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.ย  Is it hypeworthy?ย  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