Hiroshima

Japan

This was definitely one of the highlights of the trip, for both Danny and I. Seeing the peace memorial, and walking through the museum was a moving experience. With Babes’ cooperation, we were able to spend a good two hours reading about everything that happened, and the after effects the radiation had on the people […]

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Miyajima

Japan

Since our days started at 5am, we had lots of morning time for exploring. We decided to check out the busiest intersection in the world – Shibuya Crossing At apparently the least busy time ever. One Starbucks latte later, we were on our way to our next destination, Hiroshima. We ended up boarding the local […]

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Shinjuku Goyen

Japan

A was finally back to her normal self after taking a full day to recover, so with the first ray of light at 5am we started our day. We went back to the Imperial Palace area, in hopes of actually seeing the Imperial Palace. Turned out it only opens at 9, so we took some […]

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Tokyo

Japan

On our first day, we ventured out to Chiyoda area. I wanted to hit some of the Cherry Blossom spots. The really cool thing was that since Hanami and Sakura season is such a huge event in Japan, Google Maps adds temporary Cherry Blossom viewing spots directly on their maps. We walked around the East […]

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Travalynn

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After a bit of a travel hiatus, we are finally back at it – and this time with a new member of the family! I was on the fence about traveling with such a tiny human for a very long time. I talked to a lot of my friends who also recently had their own […]

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Travel Fails of 2017

Travel Fails

1. Getting mugged in Paris We got up bright and early (as dictated by our 9 month old who apparently really wanted to watch the sunrise over the Eiffel Tower) and made our way to the tourist landmarks of Paris. The moment we emerged from the subway, we were surrounded by a group of teenagers […]

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Bali

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After reading many subpar reviews about the tourist overpopulation in Kuta, we decided to stay in a less popular, but highly recommended area of Bail – Kerobokan. We got very lucky with our host at Dana Guesthouse who took us on a very cheap, full day, private tour around Bali, along with one other couple. It took […]

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Railay and the Monkeys

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From Koh Phi Phi, we made our way to Krabi Town. Since we only had one day to spend in Krabi, we decided to try out the famous rock climbing place in Railay park. The guesthouse we stayed at – Gafiyah Guesthouse – helped us organize a climbing trip with King Climbers, and while we were […]

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