Asakusa Guide: Kaminarimon, Nakamise, Hozomon, Sensoji

My cousin came to visit me in Japan in the fall, and only now am I finally getting around to looking at the pictures I took. We went to a lot of places, but I think one of my favorites was a place I hadn’t been to in a long time… Asakusa. Actually, my last time I was in Asakusa was in 2012, almost 5 years ago! Things were more […]

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Cheap Travel Within Japan and Going Abroad

I recently posted about my Japan Bucket List, which has got me more motivated than ever to start crossing some of the things on there off! I’m on a poor teacher’s salary, so I don’t have a lot of money to spend on traveling (plus I really like to eat, so that’s where 70% of my salary goes anyway). But I still make traveling possible! I wanted to share with […]

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The Narita Express (NEX) from Tokyo to Narita Airport

I’m not even going to sugarcoat it: I hate Narita Airport. You can read my Yelp review about it if you really want to know the details, but I’ll outline them for you here: It’s far away It’s expensive to get to It’s inconvenient I much prefer Haneda Airport because of it’s proximity to the city, but unfortunately most of the flights that go there are way more expensive and […]

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3 Day Korea Itinerary

If you live in Japan (especially if you live in the Kansai area), you needĀ to know about Peach Airlines. Their operations are based in Osaka, so flights from KIX are super cheap! Their flights from Tokyo are cheap too, but since they’re based in Osaka, it’s even cheaper to fly out from there… Anyway, I managed to snag a 8,000 yen round trip flight from Kansai International Airport to Seoul […]

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