Our last full day in Tokyo started with a real crowd pleaser:a visit to an English language preschool. All of … Continue reading Cute Kids! Tempura!
We cruised into Tokyo last night and were immediately gobsmacked by architecture and statues. We got to the hotel, which … Continue reading Hello, Tokyo!
The day began with–surprise!–a bus ride extended by a chaperone who forgot his coat and a subsequent impressive backward … Continue reading (Not Just) Another Very Large Buddha
Brimmer met traditional Japanese dining last night in Hakone, as the whole crew came to dinner in their yakuta, which … Continue reading A Yakuta-clad Dining Experience
Today was a day of wonders, both technological and natural. To begin with, we took the bullet train to Hakone. … Continue reading Day 3 Is a Doozy!
The Japan trip caught their first sight of quintessential Japan: Mt. Fuji or, as one taxi driver reverently intoned, “Fuji-San.” Continue reading Brimmer Meets Fuji-San
Going 175 mph and loving it. But there’s still time to be pensive…. Continue reading Riding the bullet train to Hakone