Japan Day 4

Let’s see what’s outside Tokyo! Scheduled: 9:19 AM Kamakura w Enoshima railway* 10:14 AM Arrive – 10:30 AM Great Buddha of Kamakura 12:00 PM Hasadera temple *Activate JR Pass! We planned to activate our JR Pass (that allowed us to ride bullet trains, among other transport benefits) on the 4th day. The pass would stay active through …

Island Living

Kitchen update coming through! Back in January we installed a kitchen island and we love it! Having an island was the hardest upgrade to cut because Jon really, really wanted one – it was at the tippity top of his must haves. But when we had to cut items from our must-have lists, we removed the …

Japan Day 3

Officially on the mend, we were ready to tackle a full day’s agenda when we woke up on day 3. Scheduled: Tokyo Metro Gov Office Meiji Shrine Harajuku Lunch at Sushi Nova Explore Shibuya Shibuya Center Gai Hachiko Statue Shibuya Crossing Silkream Capcom bar   Reality: We kicked off the morning by journeying to the …

Japan Day 2

*Note –  I wrote that I’d include tips in these posts and subsequently did not include a tip in the first one (#nailedit), so I went back and added one to the end). Jon and I are polar opposite travelers. I like to see as many things as possible (while still enjoying the sites, not …