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Park Hyatt Locker Room, via http://bit.ly/2hvw5zR

Is the Park Hyatt Tokyo worth it? It’s not exactly cheap, but here is why I think it’s worth every single penny. When most people think of hotels in Tokyo, they think of …
Ryoan-ji Temple

I woke up this morning with warm sunlight filtering through the bamboo window above my bed. I think waking up to natural sunlight is one of the most underrated pleasures in life. Last …
My old home, Minatomirai Yokohama

When I left in May of 2015, it felt like a part of me actually died. It was heartbreaking to leave behind this profound culture and all the memories attached to these places. …
snow-monkeys

We plan on traveling back to Japan in December and people often ask me, is this a good time to travel to Japan? I think December is a great time to travel to …
Bento Boxes for Adults

The Best Affordable Japanese Bento Boxes for Adults & Kids  One thing I love the most about Japan is how crazy efficient everything is. Take something as simple as a lunch box, and …
The Ultimate Guide and travel tips on how to travel to Yakushima Island, Japan or Japan's real life Jurassic Park! Yakushima Island is famous for its beautiful Moss Forest, thousand year old forests and trees, Shiratani forest, Princess Momonoke, and more! Don't miss this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage hiking spot! www.thepassportlifestyle.com/how-to-travel-to-yakushima-japan | Photography by Stephanie Hodges Huynh - book a JR Pass https://www.jrailpass.com/?utm_source=aff&utm_medium=cpa&utm_campaign=thepassportlifestyle%affiliate=thepassportlifestyle%

Traveling to Yakushima, Japan from Tokyo is not hard, but it was a little more challenging than most places I’ve been to. You’re traveling to the very bottom of Japan, to this tiny remote island, …
Salarymen

For some reason, a ton of people always want to know how to curse in Japanese or any foreign language for that matter. It’s funny and when you’re in a foreign country and …
Side Effects of Pokemon Go

 10 Fascinating Trickle-Down Side Effects of Pokémon Go Pokémon Go has captured the attention of many around the world, at every age. But it’s interesting to witness the unexpected societal benefits and side effects …
Only in Japan Things to Do

Japan is my favorite country in the world because you will never run out of cool things to do. It’s literally impossible to get bored in Japan. If you find yourself bored here, …
Must See Tokyo Photography Travel Locations

Tokyo is the best city in the world when it comes to photography. When you have a country that manufactures some of the largest photography brands in the world (Canon, Nikon…), it makes …