Day 8 (Osaka to Beijing)

We arrived pretty late in Osaka the other night after a few train switches. We ended up checking into our hotel, which I actually booked a smoking room (ugh, so gross) and now some of my clothes smell like stale cigarettes, I wasn’t happy. They were completely full so they couldn’t switch us out. The…

Day 7 (Miyajima)

Miyajima was easily one of my favorite places that we visited in Japan!! It was absolutely beautiful with a bunch of different things to do. We took a ferry from Hiroshima, which was about a 45 minute ride to the island. We walked to the ferry dock from our hotel, which was about 10 minutes….

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 4 (Kyoto)

Yesterday we left Yokohama by train to get to our next stop Kyoto. We took the bullet train from the Shin-Yokohama station, which was super easy and comfortable. We had an assigned seat which was nice. It took us about 2 hours and 20 minutes to get here.  We are staying at the Hotel MyStays,…

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…

Get ready Japan, here we come!

I am writing this blog from 37,000 feet in the air on our way to Japan. My blogs these next few days are going to focus on our trip and our daily excursions.  I love this blog because I can share whatever I want and I will always have it to preserve the memories I’m…