Japanese Konbini

Japanese Konbini

Convenience stores in Japan are totally awesome, and very different from back home in North America. You can find 7-11 and Lawson everywhere in Tokyo, and we were lucky to have a 7-11 right under our hotel (near the Tochomae station on the Oedo line). What we learned...
Travel Tip – Tokyo Subway

Travel Tip – Tokyo Subway

The transportation options in Tokyo are exceptional, but a bit complicated for the uninitiated. With 13 distinct subway lines and the JR Yamanote rail line that all criss and cross and connect across the vast city over 285 stations, you catch yourself gazing at a map...
Hyatt Regency Hotel – Tokyo

Hyatt Regency Hotel – Tokyo

While you may hear more about the Park Hyatt hotel (famous from the Lost in Translation movie), its sister property the Hyatt Regency is a spectacular hotel in the same sleepier side of Shinjuku (Nishi-Shinjuku). We loved our time at this hotel, and give it rave...
Dreamliner with Dreams!

Dreamliner with Dreams!

Dave and I just got off a fabulous Air Canada flight from Tokyo to Vancouver, after upgrading to business class! WOW. Pods are amazing.     We both slept very well, as you would expect. I never sleep on planes, so this is a mini miracle for me!! Being able to lie down...

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