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Tokyo Skytree – Day 7.5 (2019)

The quicker we leave, the faster we can return. Right? Piqued by my husband’s adamant need to visit the tallest freestanding broadcasting structure in the world (634m) and egged on by the ability to stop in Akihabara on the return trip, I went along with W’s plan to trade Yokohama sightseeing for an additional Tokyo […]

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Hello Kitty Shinkansen, Day 4.5 (2019)

I woke up on September 24th, 2019 to a very happy W. His mission for the day was to reach the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, a short stop away from the Maiko station on the JR line from Shin-Kobe station after we rode the Hello Kitty themed Shinkansen. From Kobe, a local line would take us […]

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The Happiest Place on Earth – Tokyo Day 1.5 (2019)

“There is no way in hell I’m going to Disney in Tokyo” – That was W’s response to my request to spend anywhere from 2 hours to a half day enjoying the Halloween 2019 celebration at the park, about 30 mins away on train from our hotel. For whatever stupid biased reason, he gave me […]

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Kaiju Hunting – Tokyo, Day 0.5 (2019)

I don’t think I’ve laughed this hard in months, heck, maybe in YEARS. The map is in kanji and the few English words aren’t enough to help us find our way at the massive Tokyo Station. The little Taxi sign indicates at least three possible pick up spots, but we are not sure which exit […]

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Marriage: Year Two

This year, 2018, marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. Our second year started waiting for the green light to start trying to conceive again. If nothing […]

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Game of Thrones Tours – Ireland

As you may be aware, the characters on Game of Thrones have thick heavy accents. That’s because some are Britons, some are Scotts and many are Irish! About 80% of the sets or film locations are in Ireland; most of the forests, castles, the Wall and the cold North lands of Westeros can be found […]

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Ireland Bound, Part Deux

After surviving the Delta snafu, see link for info, we arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France. The taxiing to the gate felt like forever, which gave me extra time to finish watching Unforgettable. That last scene between Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl serves as a good example of how we felt when […]

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T- 2 Days and a Wake Up to: Ireland

It was not intentional but we had been eyeing going to Ireland for a few decades and couldn’t resist tying the trip to the Game of Thrones season finale. Filmed in the lush forests and unique castles of the Emerald Isle, there are several fan tours that take you to Winterfell, the Iron Islands, and […]