Birthday Knives!!!

Birthday Knives!!!

What birthday gift do you get for a home cook that’s impossible to shop for? Japanese steel, of course. My wonderful wife got me a couple of knives for my birthday while we were in Japan. We were on Kappabashi Kitchen Street in Asakusa. This street is where...
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...
ANA Business Lounge – Narita Airport

ANA Business Lounge – Narita Airport

So this just happened. David finagled us an upgrade to business class on our flight from Tokyo to Vancouver. Pods, baby. Pods!! He just made my wildest dream come true. As we wait for our flight, we are in the very comfortable ANA Business Lounge that our tickets gave...
Sayonara, Tokyo! We Love You!

Sayonara, Tokyo! We Love You!

Dave and I are waiting for our airport transportation now, and will be on our way to Vancouver in a few hours. What an amazing trip! More blogs to come from home. We saw and experienced so much, and fell in love with Japanese culture and Japanese people, who were so...

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