Tokyo in a Day

Greetings Internet Stranger! I’m excited to take you on a tour of Tokyo in a day featuring the Harajuku neighborhood. Like most women my age, I learned about Harajuku in Tokyo as a young lady from watching Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku Girls sing backup for her. This...

One Day in Tokyo

Greetings, Internet Stranger! Are you ready for one day in Tokyo? Japan, as has been stated many times, has a marvelous ability to combine the ancient and the modern. Where else can you find medieval temples right next door to modern skyscrapers? Where else can you...

24 Hours in Tokyo

On some days, this blog takes a brave stand and encourages its gentle readers (or as I prefer to call them, Internet Strangers) to visit a place that a little obscure, a touch hidden, a wee bit off the beaten track. But that day is not today. Today is the day I...

24 Hours: One Day in Hiroshima

Greetings, Internet Stranger. Today is a special day in the life of this blogger. Normally I try to cram as many jokes into one itinerary as I possibly can. I often promise people that my blog provides a million laughs. That is so many laughs! But today we are...

24 Hours: Hiroshima to Miyajima Day Trip

Greetings, Internet Stranger! I see you getting ready to type me a nasty email saying that the real name of the island I am writing about today is not Miyajima, but Itsukushima. I know that! But I’m still calling it a Hiroshima to Miyajima day trip. No one is...