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Day trip to Atami Shizuoka – Japan

Last year my husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary. This time we decided to visit Atami for a short day trip. We found some day trip deals online that includes lunch and a pass to the hotsprings. How to get to Atami? You can get there by train on the Tokaido Line from Tokyo station which takes about… Continue reading Day trip to Atami Shizuoka – Japan

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Kanazawa Part 2 – Places to visit and eating out

In Part 1 of my Kanazawa blog I wrote about “Visiting our family grave in Kanazawa“. In this post I’ll be sharing with you the places we visited and the delicious food we had. Kanazawa Station When you exit out of Kanazawa station you will see a big beautiful red gate that welcomes you to the… Continue reading Kanazawa Part 2 – Places to visit and eating out

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Kanazawa Part 1 – Visiting our Family Grave in Kanazawa

We decided to go to Kanazawa to pay a visit to my husband’s grandfather’s grave. My husband’s family is from Kanazawa which is located on the west coast of Japan. I absolutely love Kanazawa. It is a really good place to experience some Japanese history. Hokuriku Shinkansen We took the Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Kanazawa.… Continue reading Kanazawa Part 1 – Visiting our Family Grave in Kanazawa

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Hato Bus Tour Around Yamanashi

In Japan there are many different kinds of bus tours running from Tokyo. My mother-in-law always talks about the exciting places she has been to using these buses. So I decided to try one out with my workmate. We decided to go on a tour with Hato Bus Tours around Yamanashi. Hato Bus Tours is the… Continue reading Hato Bus Tour Around Yamanashi

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Standup Paddle Boarding at Zushi Beach

This year I tried something new during the summer. My friend introduced me to “standup paddle boarding” also known as SUP. We headed over to Zushi beach to a cafe called Surfers and signed up for a 1.5 hour lesson. It was definitely well worth it, they taught me how to stand, different paddling techniques and… Continue reading Standup Paddle Boarding at Zushi Beach

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Lunch by the Sea in Yokosuka

My workmate invited me to an early dinner over in Yokosuka which is south of Yokohama. We went to a cafe called Kaneyo Cafe. We took the Keikyu train to Mahorikaigan Station, approximately 40 minutes from Yokohama Station then 10 minute taxi to the cafe. Kaneyo Cafe After going through some residential houses and fishing sheds… Continue reading Lunch by the Sea in Yokosuka

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A Quick Transit Trip From Narita Airport

Narita Airport can be a popular transit airport for many travellers. If you find yourself in Narita Airport and have 3-4 hours to spare you can do a quick transit trip to Narita-san Temple. How to get there?  There is a temple called Narita-san which is about 20-25 minute train ride from Narita Airport. There are… Continue reading A Quick Transit Trip From Narita Airport