Monthly Archives: January 2015

Plans

A few days ago, all I knew was that I was 98% sure I was going to Japan this spring. Now, I have most of the trip blocked out in a schedule and the flights and hotels are booked. Hooray! … Continue reading

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Pocari Sweat

My first purchase ever out of a Japanese vending machine was a bottle of Pocari Sweat at Narita Airport. To me, at that point, it was kind of a thing. Japan is known for its abundance of vending machines and … Continue reading

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Hiragana & Katakana

I don’t know if I’m going to have roaming turned on when I go to Japan. I assume not, but JUST IN CASE, wouldn’t it be helpful for me to have some Japanese at my fingertips? Yes. So this is … Continue reading

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Travel Phrases

This is a list of phrases I had ready to go last time… Not sure how helpful they will be this time considering I have forgotten 95% of the Japanese I learned. ­čśŽ ┬áThese aren’t the phrases you would think … Continue reading

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Accommodations

Now is the time when I have to start looking into places to stay in Japan. We’ll definitely be in both Tokyo and Kyoto again, but since we haven’t narrowed down if we adding other stops and which those might … Continue reading

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Going Back

I didn’t think I’d ever get to use this blog again, but guess what? Hubby and I are going back to Japan!! I could not be more excited. This time, we’ve decided to time it to see the cherry blossoms. … Continue reading

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