Japan

In Pictures: Animals

Over the past few weeks, we’ve had an amazing chance to see some animals up close. In Nara, Japan, deer overwhelm the town, and greet everyone with a friendly bow (they’ve learned to do this to receive crackers). On “Monkey Mountain” in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, monkeys have grown so accustomed to hikers, that they just continue […]

Osaka, Japan (Recap at 154 Days)

On Sunday, October 9, we finished our time in the north of Japan and headed¬†down to the second largest city in Japan, Osaka. We spent some of our time there relaxing, working on the blog at the time and seeing what the city has to offer. Overall, we really liked it, and we were really […]

Tokyo and Sapporo, Japan (Recap at 150 Days)

After an incredibly luxurious flight there, we arrived in Tokyo on Sunday, October 2, and headed to our hotel, the Park Hyatt. While this hotel normally runs over $700 per night, remember that if you open the Hyatt credit card by Chase and meet a minimum spending requirement, you’ll receive a welcome gift of two […]