Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

Tokyo is heavily populated for sure. This view from Tokyo Skytree demonstrates the city’s vastness. A closer look walking through the Harajuku District further proves it. And Shibuya Crossing’s traffic provides more population proof. At first glance, this area looks a lot like Times Square, Picadilly Circus, and maybe even the Salamanca District in Madrid. …

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Day 4 Observations: Five Things to Remember on a Guided Tour

Recently, Dwight and I went on two wonderful guided tours. We visited six shrines and temples (Kyoto Imperial Palace, Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, and Kiyomizu Temple). At some point during these very important tours, I grew more interested in observing other people’s behaviors than I was in learning about the temple that … Continue reading Day 4 Observations: Five Things to Remember on a Guided Tour

Daddy-Daughter Day

Kathy and Evelyn decided to have K & E day (Boooooo!!), so it’s daddy-daughter excursion day (Yeahhh)!!!!! I love these days. “So girls where are we going?” I asked. With no pause, they said, “The Mall !” Seems like a great idea to me, so I found a mall and off we went. All our excursions … Continue reading Daddy-Daughter Day