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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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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. ūüėČ 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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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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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! ūüôā  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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7 Things You Will Love About Mount Takao

I really enjoy living near Tokyo because there is always something interesting to see or do, but sometimes it can be a bit chaotic and overwhelming with the constant hustle and bustle.¬† As much I love spending the day in the city, my soul really belongs in nature.¬† I recently took a trip to Mount… Continue reading 7 Things You Will Love About Mount Takao

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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 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

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I’m All the Way Up (in the Tokyo Tower)

If you ever come for a visit to Tokyo, one of the most touristy things you can do is visit the Tokyo Tower!¬† At 1,092 feet high, it's one of the tallest structures in Japan and a must-see during your next trip. On the outside, it just looks like a cool looking communications structure.¬† But,… Continue reading I’m All the Way Up (in the Tokyo Tower)

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8 Things to Do at the CupNoodles Museum!

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!

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Bright Future, Brighter Shades

Disclaimer: I received two pairs of Knockaround Premium¬†Polarized 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! Winter is finally fading away, Spring is ramping up, and Summer is right around the corner.¬† What does… Continue reading Bright Future, Brighter Shades

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Building Bricks in Tokyo

There seems to be plenty of options for kid-friendly entertainment throughout Japan - including museums, huge playgrounds, and themed restaurants. If you are looking for something fun to do with the kiddos while visiting Tokyo, then I suggest making a visit to the https://tokyo.legolanddiscoverycenter.jp/en/! Just to be clear, this is a LEGOLAND Discovery Center and… Continue reading Building Bricks in Tokyo