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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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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

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How I Fell in Love with Running Again

It's been six months since I traded in beaches and burritos for high-rises and ramen.  And during that time, my relationship with running has a been a bit rocky.  I really loved running in San Diego - the scenery is beautiful, the weather is always perfect, and there are races every weekend - it's a… Continue reading How I Fell in Love with Running Again

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13 Surprising Things About Sanrio Puroland (Hello Kitty Land)

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)

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From Japan with Love

You may have noticed that the scenery has changed a bit in my pictures and that's because it HAS! That's because a few months ago I relocated from sunny Southern California to The Land of the Rising Sun (seriously, the sun rises crazy early). So I thought I would share what I've been up to… Continue reading From Japan with Love