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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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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Why I Don’t Like Going To Parks

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Can you spot the bride?

It’s not that urban parks aren’t great, it’s just that they’re not my cup of tea. I rarely enjoy them, even when I go with fun people. I do like massive National Parks such as Yellostone or Big Bend in the US.

For me, when I go into nature, I want to enjoy the quiet and solitude. I find most urban parks, noisy and crowded, especially in Japan. They are more “nature-like” than nature.

That said, we did discover a very nice park, one we visited at the perfect time.

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