Yearly Archives: 2010

japan day 3: kamakura

After our day in Tokyo & our day trip to Kyoto, we planned a day trip to Kamakura for our final day in Japan.  It was a 1 hour train ride that turned into 2 hours because we got lost… again.  Haha! Compared to Tokyo, Kamakura is a cute, rural town.  We made the short […]

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japan day 2: kyoto

We stayed at the same hotel all 4 nights, but for our 2nd day in japan, we decided to take a day trip to Kyoto.  Kyoto was the old capitol of Japan for over 1000 years, but when the emperor moved to Tokyo, the capitol moved as well. To get to Kyoto we took a […]

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japan day 1: tokyo

There’s so much to share about our trip to Japan that I’m going to break this down into a separate post for each day. THE TRIP So, from the beginning…  We were able to fly direct from Minneapolis to Tokyo.  It’s a 12+ hour flight.  John usually travels in business class for his overseas work […]

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