Tag Archives: Tokyo

Deciding what to wear for the next 433 days

What a challenge! Who knows what they’ll wear – in advance – for 14+months on an around-the-world trip? We read blogs about packing, got advice from other travelers, and thought a lot about what clothes we already had and how … Continue reading

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Japan is more affordable than we expected

A few years ago, when we were choosing which countries to visit on our round-the-world trip, we decided against visiting Japan.  We were sure that it would be over our modest budget. However, our friend, Stephen, was so enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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Who are “the most helpful people in the world for travelers”?

Between the two of us we’ve been to 36 countries.  OK, not a huge number, but enough to see a clear winner among those countries for our award for “the most helpful people in the world for travelers”.  The winner … Continue reading

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Tokyo Themes

While we strolled, we played a game of spotting “Tokyo themes”.  Themes set a place apart.  If we gave you some examples of themes from Washington, DC they would be too many cupcake shops, a preference for wearing black (women) … Continue reading

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