About an hour or so outside Tokyo is Hakone, which might as well be another world. Nestled in the mountains and accessed by winding roads, Hakone is quite simply stunning. We took off on a gorgeous late Spring day for the Hakone Open Air Museum, which had come highly recommended. It didn’t disappoint. The day was…
Tag: Japan with kids
Hattori Farm in Kanagawa
Just a short drive from Tokyo, we entered into what felt like another world with Hattori Farm. I’d been enticed by the rumor of pony rides, but when my friend and I arrived with our sons, we learned that they didn’t start until later in the season. Luckily, I hadn’t mentioned pony rides to my…
Taking a Toddler to Tokyo Disneyland
Disney is something of a running joke in our family. MBH grew up not far from Anaheim, home to the OG Disneyland, and I grew up not far from Orlando, home to the best one. When we first began dating and I lived in Los Angeles, we double-dated with two Disney-obsessed friends to both parks,…
Summer Treats in Japan!
Enjoying all the delicious treats we can find in Japan!
Spring & Summer Festivals in Japan!
Experiencing spring & summer through Japanese festivals!
Learning Japanese at a Yochien!
Enrolling our son in a traditional Japanese yochien!
A bucket-list trip to Kyoto wouldn’t be complete without a trip to this iconic shrine, nestled in the foothills above the city.
Anpanman Children’s Museum in Yokohama
Traveling to Yokohama for the children’s museum
Japanese Petting Zoos = Chaos
The Japanese love Christmas almost as much as Americans do. To celebrate, our hosts here set up a wonderful Christmas adventure for the kids – a petting zoo. This petting zoo wasn’t like any I’d been to in America. There were no rules, no boundaries, and MBH and I weren’t sure if all of the…