Summer Vacation Road Trip 2018 (Part One)

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Our road trip to Kyushu began on the heels of a typhoon.

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How To Eat Your Way Through Shin-Okubo, Tokyo’s Koreatown

Hungry?  I know where you can find some great Korean food in the heart of Tokyo. Have you ever heard of Shin-Okubo? It’s one stop from Shinjuku station on the JR Yamanote Line.

And trust me, it’s worth a visit. So much to eat. So little stomach space.
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Why You Should Visit Fushimi Inari (伏見稲荷大社)

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Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社) is known as the Fox Shrine and renown for the thousands of vermillion torii gates lining the walkways. It is dedicated to Inari, the shinto god of rice. Foxes are Inari’s messengers and that’s why they’re everywhere at Inari.

A ton of posts have been written about this magical place, but I want to share my own take on it.

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Kamikochi: Hiking The Japanese Alps

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Firstly, I am sorry this post went live before it was finished. Thank you everyone who liked it anyway.

Have you heard of the Japan Alps?

They’re a gorgeous snow-capped mountain chain in western Japan, but one that is not easy to reach.

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Our Golden Week Road Trip (Pt. 1)

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Another year, another Golden Week.

I prefer traveling by car through the Japanese countryside. Free of the hassle of suitcases, you can absorb the roadside vistas of Japan’s imposing mountains and cozy villages.

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