Tag: Shinjuku

My Trip to Japan

I was excited to plan a recent weeklong trip to Tokyo and Kyoto around Memorial Day 2017. I know everyone prefers to go to Japan around cherry blossom season but the prices were astronomical and the timing never seems to work out for me to go around that time of the year….

The One Perfect Day in Kyoto

My one perfect, momentous, action packed day of adventure in Kyoto and Nara!

Exploring Tokyo

Considered by many to be the best city in the world, Tokyo shows just why that might be true!

Traveling to Tokyo

Traveling on ANA First Class to Tokyo was a real luxury experience!

Review: Hotel Monterey (Spa)

Kyoto, Japan  30th May 2017 Having just come from Tokyo where I had a room that was only about $175/night or less and basically was a suite it was so huge, I was just mentally not prepared for the size of the rooms at this hotel. At first, it was so small I literally was […]

Review: Hotel M’s Est Shijo Karasuma

Kyoto, Japan  30th May 2017 Having just come from Tokyo where I had a room that was only about $175/night or less and basically was a suite it was so huge, I was just mentally not prepared for the size of the rooms at this hotel. At first, it was so small I literally was

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Review: Shinjuku Granbell Hotel

Tokyo, Japan (Shinjuku ward) 25th May 2017 I can’t say enough good things about the Shinjuku Granbell hotel. You have to look hard to find things wrong with this hotel. I spent 4 nights in this hotel over Memorial day weekend and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I want to preface this review by stating that I’ve

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