Nikko, Japan In Photos

As we mentioned in our 7 month update, we visited Nikko to get a glimpse of Japan outside of Tokyo. We had read a few articles about the temples and untouched nature in the surrounding areas, but we mostly went to see a different side of the country. So we spent the day taking it…

First Impressions of Tokyo

Amazing Mystique I don’t know exactly how to explain this, but as I was growing up, anything I learned about Japanese culture and about Tokyo always seemed so mysterious. Like I was learning something about a long lost culture that is entirely different from mine. I wasn’t huge into manga, anime, karate, or other common…

Seven Month Update: March 2018

We continued our theme from last month by visiting big, pricy cities in quick succession.  We started the month in Tokyo followed by Hong Kong. Then we started our South East Asian leg of the trip, spending a week in Bangkok, and finally moving on to Chiang Mai. Countries visited: Japan, China (sort of), Thailand…