Tag Archives: exploring

Tokyo Skytree

We’ve finally made it up Tokyo Skytree!  We’ve been here for nearly 5 years and we’ve finally made up one of Tokyo’s most iconic views! It only took a visit from a South African cousin to get us up there!  … Continue reading

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Exploring, Exploring: My 5 Favourite Beaches near Tokyo

Summer is here in Japan and in true Japanese weather form it arrived on its due date! BAM! 1 July- the day that the Japanese beaches and the outdoor pools open- the temperature goes up by 2-3 deg C and … Continue reading

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Exploring, exploring…

I have made a new friend at swimming. She and I meet every week while our children have their lesson and as the year has progressed we are becoming more than just two mums-who-meet-at-the-pool-every-week. She only arrived in the summer, … Continue reading

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Araihama Beach, Miura, Kanagawa

In mid-September, Japan had two typhoons pass through, with some areas receiving double their average rainfall for September in just over a week. With a forecast of more rain, it was a no brainer to head out of Tokyo to … Continue reading

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Beginning of the School Year Blues

It’s that time of year again. The children are back at school. But I have been struggling a bit. Looking back at various posts, it’s not the first time I’m struggling with this, so I’ll try not to bore you … Continue reading

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Spring into Spring Series- Out ‘n About

       I so love spring.       The feeling of the days getting longer…         Seedlings piercing the ground….       The milder temperatures…..        The sound of birds calling for a mate……      The sun gently stirring sleeping world. I want to get out. To explore. … Continue reading

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Spring into Spring Series- Showa Kinen Park

  I so love spring.       The feeling of the days getting longer…         Seedlings piercing the ground….       The milder temperatures…..        The sound of birds calling for a mate……      The sun gently stirring sleeping world. I want to get out. To explore. … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge- Dawn

I have linked up to a blog where once a week I am challenged to post something linked to a word. This weeks word is Dawn. I love dawn. It is a fresh day, the air has a crisp clean … Continue reading

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Spring into Spring Series- Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

  I so love spring.       The feeling of the days getting longer…         Seedlings piercing the ground….       The milder temperatures…..        The sound of birds calling for a mate……      The sun gently stirring sleeping world. I want to get out. To explore. … Continue reading

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Spring into Spring Series- Imperial Palace Gardens and Kitanomaru Park

I so love spring.       The feeling of the days getting longer…         Seedlings piercing the ground….       The milder temperatures…..        The sound of birds calling for a mate……      The sun gently stirring sleeping world. I want to get out. To explore. To … Continue reading

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