11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Japan

11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Japan

Planning a trip to Japan? You’re in for an incredible adventure! I’ve been around the world and I can say that it’s my favorite place on Earth! The people are kind and respectful, and there’s so much to see and do. As is the case with any destination, though, you...
Best Places to Visit in Tokyo After The Pandemic

Best Places to Visit in Tokyo After The Pandemic

NOTE: This post was written prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. We will update when travel resumes to Tokyo after the pandemic. We love Japan, so we’re incredibly excited about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! The city really has so much to offer, whether you’re visiting for...
Kyoto Day Trip from Osaka — One-Day Itinerary

Kyoto Day Trip from Osaka — One-Day Itinerary

Kyoto is Japan’s third largest city and many consider it to be the heart of the country. Founded as Heian in 794, it’s also one of the Asian nation’s oldest cities. While it’s golden age was between 794 and 1185, a Kyoto day trip is very popular with tourists...
7 Best Online Asian Grocery Websites

7 Best Online Asian Grocery Websites

When we lived in major cities, we never had to worry about finding ingredients for our favorite recipes…then, we moved to Idaho. While the variety of stores is growing here, the pandemic has had an impact. Besides, we’ve chosen to stay home for now, so we’ve had...
18 Must-Eat Foods in Kobe

18 Must-Eat Foods in Kobe

No matter where you go in Japan, you are never away from great food and Kobe is no exception. Despite being a small city, Kobe has earned a big name and a huge reputation as a must-visit destination for food lovers. From the street lining shops selling traditional...