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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge – Kobe, Day 5.5 (2019)

Sunshine ✅. Cool breeze. ✅ Gorgeous ocean views. ✅ The city of Kobe is a beautiful jewel by the sea, bordered to the west by a lovely mountain range. The cable cars and air gondolas could be seen in the distance, transportating tourists and locals to the park atop the hills. Rows of homes and […]

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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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My First Shinkansen Ride – Tokyo/Osaka, Day 2.5 (2019)

The problem with having a wonderful vacation day, when you are coping with loss and the aftermath of sudden unexpected news, is that you are constantly wondering when the poop is going to hit the fan. Happiness is this elusive construct that feels more like a moving target that is impossible to hit, no matter […]