Guide to Japan: Hakone

Our first reservation on the Shinkansen was at 2:00pm from Shinagawa station. We bought lunch at the Takashimaya department store in Tokyo--a healthy selection of pot stickers, salad, bread, yogurt, and juice--so we could eat at the station before boarding the train. And just like that we were off to Odawara station. The ride was … Continue reading Guide to Japan: Hakone


Guide to Japan: Tokyo Part 2

March 27, 2017 6:45am and it's snowing in Tokyo. Weather app says it feels like 29 degrees. As much as our cozy bed willed us to stay, we rallied because this morning's itinerary included the Tsukiji Fish Market and we wanted a sushi breakfast! We took the train to Shinjuku station where Ian's umbrella immediately … Continue reading Guide to Japan: Tokyo Part 2