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I have been pretty busy with quite a few things. work for one thing has been incredibly busy. then I was planning the trip to palm cove/great barrier reef/daintree rainforest. then I was on the trip. and now that I’m back, I’m slowly getting back into the pace of things. I have something planned to […]

back to tokyo. now this half of the trip was really a blur. as soon as we get back, we meet up with Blake for more exploring. we ran through the streets of Harajuku but this time, we hit up everything designer. louis vuitton, chanel, prada, comme des garcons, and marc jacobs. and for Vini, […]

this was by far the highlight of the trip. thanks to Blake who helped me arrange the whole thing. we honestly had no idea what to expect and what we experienced was beyond what any tour book can recommend. we stayed at a traditional ryokan in Yugawara, which is by the mountains surrounding Mt. Fuji. […]

tokyo was a bit of a blur. by a bit, i mean mostly. luckily, my friend from college – Blake – was a fabulous tour guide. we went all around tokyo, even parts he never goes to. each night ended with delicious food and copious amounts of drinking. we arrived in tokyo from kyoto by […]

my birthday! we start the day off by attempting to take the bus to the Kinkaju-Ji. we took the subway from the hotel to sanjo-keihan and sat at a bus stop waiting for our bus. we see the bus, and then begin to wave it down like we do in sydney… wrong. we were at […]

oh man. kyoto is gorgeous. there’s about a million temples and shrines to visit, we only got through a few. so our journey to kyoto begins with taking the wrong train from Osaka. well it wasn’t “wrong” it was just the slower one… instead of taking the bullet train we took the the one that […]



i actually wrote things down in my journal for the first few days so that i won’t forget…. the rest of the days towards the end are a blur though. osaka was such an amazing time, brief but definitely memorable. filled with food and food and food and more food! what more could i really […]