Day 9 (Beijing)

We decided since we were only in Beijing for one full day to hire a tour guide to take us around.  He picked us up at our hotel around 9 and took us right to Tiannamen Square. We walked through the square and then we went to the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City was huge….

Day 6 (Hiroshima)

We left Kyoto by train to head to Hiroshima. There wasn’t a direct train so we had to switch in Shin-Osaka. It was pretty easy.  We got to Hiroshima and had to take one of the street cars to our hotel. It was pretty easy and dropped us off right near our hotel. We are…

Day 5 (Kyoto Temple Bus Tour)

Yesterday we traveled the entire day on a coach bus around Kyoto to see the temples. It was very funny because when we got on the bus at 8:30 am…we were the only ones without gray hair. Let me tell you those senior citizens were quite pushy, we could barely get off the bus at…

Day 2 & 3(Asakusa/Shibuya/Akihabara & Yokohama)

Once again I woke up bright and early to start our second full day in Japan. While still in Asakusa, we decided to explore the Senso-ji Temple which was right outside our hotel. We went first thing in the morning to beat the crowds. It was really beautiful and huge in size. We walked all…

Day 1 (plus the night we landed)- Tokyo

We are off to a great vacation in Tokyo. We love the immaculately clean city, the kind people who stop and offer to help every time we take out our map, the yummy food, and the ease of getting around by the Tokyo Metro.   We left Wednesday but landed here in Tokyo on Thursday…

Coconut Rice…Thanks BELIZE :)

Sooooo….this isn’t really a recipe, but I am still counting it as one.  When we were on our honeymoon in Belize, I loved talking to all the locals about the food and how they prepared it.  Probably because it was always soooo yummy.  One thing that a few people told me when we were there…

Belize Life…put ya phone down!

Our Honeymoon was one of the most amazing vacations I have ever taken.  My roommate from college, Michelle, told me regardless of where you go it will be so much fun because it’s your honeymoon!!!  She was so right, but on top of that I just fell in love with Belize.  We traveled to a…