Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum

You know, despite living in Japan, I’m not a big ramen fan. I’ll indulge every once in a while, but for the most part, I try to stay away. One of the main reasons is because I don’t eat red meat and a lot of ramen is pork (bone) based. But I don’t even have a taste for shio (salt) ramen or miso ramen most of the time! And despite […]

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Kannonzaki Lighthouse in Miura Peninsula, Yokosuka

Though I work in Yokosuka, I (consciously) try to spend as little time there as possible. For me, it’s not only too close to the workplace, but it’s also a bit too rural for me. However, I decided to stop down there one weekend to check out something I found to be very cool… Kannonzaki Lighthouse. My SO and I have always really enjoyed lighthouses. And after we missed our […]

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Mt. Fuji & Hakone 1 Day Tour – Viator / JTB Sunrise Tours

In keeping up with my last post about my mom’s visit to Japan, I was still struggling to find new things to do with her. And suddenly, it hit me: Mt. Fuji. We had never seen the iconic mountain before! (Actually, we did once when going from Osaka to Tokyo on the Shinkansen, but that hardly counts.) I booked a Fuji tour via Viator (this is not a sponsored post) and […]

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