Japan

Studio Ghibli Museum Tour: Effort and Inspiration!

Studio Ghibli Museum Tour: Effort and Inspiration!

A visit to the Ghibli Museum in Japan will leave you inspired and in wistful wonderment!

Yokohama Oktoberfest: A Very Organized Celebration!

Yokohama Oktoberfest: A Very Organized Celebration!

Oktoberfest in Japan is drastically different from Germany, but in a good way. 

Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama – A Place You’ve Always Wanted To Go

Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama – A Place You’ve Always Wanted To Go

Japan is the home of cup noodles! If you’ve ever had a cup, you owe it to yourself to check it out in Japan and make your own custom cup noodles flavor, see their history, play in their park, make noodles from scratch and eat […]

Kinosaki Onsen Review: A Hot Spring Town in Japan

Kinosaki Onsen Review: A Hot Spring Town in Japan

Kinosaki Onsen Review: A Japanese hot spring town about 3.5 hours North of Osaka. Kinosaki Onsen is a Japanese Onsen town about 3.5 hours North of Osaka. I don’t do a lot of hot springs but wanted to go for the experience. It was relaxing […]

Ramen Review: Japan’s Tenkaippin Ramen Chain

Ramen Review: Japan’s Tenkaippin Ramen Chain

The thickest tonkotsu broth you’ll ever have! It’s good, but very heavy and salty. You’ll enjoy the first few bites then feel sick after if you aren’t prepared…and yet it’s still good!

Kirin Beer Factory Tour: Free Beer! Free Tour!

Kirin Beer Factory Tour: Free Beer! Free Tour!

This is going to sound unbelievable, but it’s true! If you go on the Kirin Beer Factory Tour they give you free beer and snacks at the tour.

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ippudo Ramen Chain

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ippudo Ramen Chain

Review of Ippudo ramen: It’s delicious. That’s all you need to know. If you ever have the chance to eat at one, don’t miss that opportunity.

Visual Journey: Hiking The Yamadera 1,000 Steps

Visual Journey: Hiking The Yamadera 1,000 Steps

I overestimated for this hike. It was October in Sendai and it was cold. I was wearing shorts. My supplies were limited to one bottle of water and my camera since I wanted to pack very light. 1,000 steps is not a lot. You can […]

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ichiran Ramen Chain

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ichiran Ramen Chain

Ichiran Ramen is a very popular ramen chain restaurant that can be found throughout Japan and around the world.  The first Ichiran was established in Fukuoka making it a specialty dish for the city. There are several locations throughout the city which are all marked […]

A Trip To Universal Studios Japan: Jump Summer 2017

A Trip To Universal Studios Japan: Jump Summer 2017

I love and hate Japanese theme parks. Theme park guests can dress in costumes and some of them are amazing! Some of them are not. It’s very crowded, but everyone is still very polite and patient.  As long as you keep that in mind, you […]