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12 Top Experiences to Have in Japan

If you know anything about me, you know Japan holds a special place in my heart. Living in Japan gave me a lot of firsts: my first long-haul flight, my first solo trip, my first time living in another country, my first time crossing an ocean, and more! I loved the experience and will always… Continue reading 12 Top Experiences to Have in Japan

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Tips for Driving on the Left

Wouldn’t world travel be so much easier if everyone drove on the same side? Maybe! But what’s the fun in that? I’ve driven on the left a few times in my life, and ridden in a car driving on the left even more often. It’s really not so bad! You’ll be shocked at how quickly… Continue reading Tips for Driving on the Left

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Solo Travel: Japan

Why Japan? Because it’s beautiful, peaceful, memorable, iconic, distinctive, easy to get around, and perfect for a solo traveler! Check out my 10 Reasons to Visit Japan and start listing your travel preferences. Do you want the countryside? Consider Ise City. Prefer a world-class city experience? Definitely spend some time in Tokyo! Want old world charm? Kyoto… Continue reading Solo Travel: Japan

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10 Reasons to Visit Japan

This Faraway Friday is where it all began for me–Japan! This was my first solo trip and my first trip across an ocean. I might have been too young and dumb to be scared because I was just too excited to feel anything else! I hope if you choose to visit this beautiful, friendly country,… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Japan

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What I Ate: Iconic Eats

It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday… It’s my birthday! This year I’m celebrating with some of my favorite and most iconic “eats” around the world. When one thinks of Paris, they think of the Eiffel Tower… and a macaron. When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben… and fish ‘n chips.… Continue reading What I Ate: Iconic Eats

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What to Eat in Japan

If you’ve been following my series of “e-mails to home” from my summer living and working in Japan, you’ll definitely want to read this one! It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday! What did I eat in three months in Japan? Basically tons and tons of raw seafood! And about a half a ton… Continue reading What to Eat in Japan