Okinawa, Japan

Nakijin Castle Ruins Cherry Blossoms

Posted In: okinawa | Okinawa Blooms
This time last year we were seeing the cherry blossoms for the last time at Nakijin Castle Ruins. What a bittersweet thought. Anyways, with everyone posting photos of this years blooms I thought it was the perfect time to edit and share these snapshots. If I'm honest last year was such a good one flower wise... it was actually the most bloomed I had ever see[...]
Hakone, Japan

Yunessun Onsen + Hakone Shrine + Vlog

Posted In: Hakone | Japan | Travel
After our clear morning back at the Chureito Pagoda we continued onto Hakone for 2 amazing things, the Yunessun Onsen and the Hakone Shrine. You've probably seen videos of this onsen on social media because of their unique hot spring baths. These include baths with wine, green tea, coffee, sake, and more! Unlike a traditional Japanese onsen where you bathe[...]
Fujiyoshida, Japan

Chureito Pagoda and Hostel Saruya

Posted In: Fuji | Japan | Travel
We explored a bit of Yokohama (see Chinatown and CupNoodles Museum) while our friends finished their work week, and on Saturday morning we packed up their car and left for our two day stint around Mt. Fuji. The plan was simple. Visit the famous Chureito Pagoda, relax at the Yunessun Onsen and do a stop at Hakone Shrine if possible. The drive from Yokosuka[...]
Yokohama, Japan

CupNoodles Museum

Posted In: Japan | Yokohama
After visiting Yokohama Chinatown we headed to the CupNoodles Museum and let me tell ya we really enjoyed it!! We got to walk around the famous Red Brick Warehouses on the way to the museum and later did a quick stop at Cosmo World and dinner at World Porters, both across the street from the museum. The CupNoodles Museum is interactive and was designed to[...]
Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama Chinatown

Posted In: Japan | Travel | Yokohama
I visited Yokohama Chinatown back in 2016 during my first girls trip to Mainland Japan, but unfortunately all of my photos came out blurry. So of course when we visited our friends Katie and Paul in Yokosuka in December 2017 I knew I had to go back with G. We arrived on a Thursday, so we had the whole day Friday to adventure on our own while our friends went[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Fire Dance

Posted In: Bali | Travel
Our last two days in Bali were spent by the water in South Kuta. Swimming, reading and drinking watermelon juice at our hotel pool, and laying down at Balangan Beach. Both days we rented a motor bike from our hotel in the afternoon to explore. We rode to Uluwatu Temple, one of six key temples that are believed to be Bali's spiritual pillars, to experience th[...]