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Thailand has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember, and when I found out we would be moving to Asia last Fall, it was the first place I wanted to visit.  After learning that Ryan and

Last Fall, we had so much fun camping at Katazoe Beach Seaside Park that we decided to do it again this year, but this time, we opted for a more glamorous experience. Over 4th of July weekend, we gathered our friends {who

This past weekend, the family and I traveled to the Japanese countryside to take part in one of my favorite summer pastimes, cherry picking. Upon arriving in Asia, I was pleased to learn that the Japanese enjoy eating fresh, locally grown seasonal fruits

After spending the past year having babies, packing, moving across the world, unpacking, etc., Ryan and I were in desperate need of a relaxing vacation in a tropical location. We decided that rather than staying in the local area over Memorial

Okinawa is a beautiful Island south of mainland Japan and a place I have been hearing a lot of good things about since moving to Asia. It's climate and scenery is often compared to Hawaii and is well-known for its diving

Last Fall, Ryan and I stumbled across a hidden gem - a beautiful Japanese temple nestled in the hills of Oshima Island. During my parent's recent visit, we decided to take them back up to the top of the Island to

This Fall, Ryan and I participated in an apple picking trip organized by IT&T {Information, Tours & Travel}. We began the day with a steam locomotive train ride through the Japanese countryside followed by a stop at a remote orchard for some fall

Over the weekend, Ryan, Summer, and I, traveled with a group of friends to Oshima Island for a surprise Birthday camping trip. Located just an hour south of our home in Iwakuni, Oshima Island is a great place to escape for the weekend.

This past weekend, Ryan, Summer, and I headed out to Oshima Island, just 60 minutes south of where we live, eager to do a little exploring of the local area. We drove around the perimeter of the Island and discovered