Hiking Kawazu Seven Falls

Just before the heat of the summer got unbearable, a dear friend and I took all our kids down for a weekend away on the Izu Peninsula. We’d been on the lookout for easy road trips, and this fit the bill for a seven-month-pregnant person: all its famous hikes were reputed to be ridiculously easy…

Fuji Safari Park

It’s no secret that I am obsessed with safaris. I love animals. I love nature. Seeing animals IN their natural habitatΒ is something of a perfect fit, and we even have a separate savings account dedicated toward going on an African safari, one small weekly deposit at a time. So when I learned there was an…