Slice of Life: Home at Last

We have finally arrived in Takayama! We moved out of our apartment in Chicago 3 weeks ago and lived with friends for 2 weeks before flying to Japan and staying in Tokyo for… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: Tokyo & Life in Between Homes

By Saturday we should have arrived in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture – our new home for the next year. We are anxious to see where we will be living and to finally see our… Continue reading

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Time to Eat: Breakfast in Shinjuku

Best breakfast meal for the equivalent of $5? I think so!

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Travel Notes: Landed in Tokyo

We have arrived in Tokyo! We actually landed at 5:20 last night (Sunday April 15) and were only one hour late. We had almost 40 minutes delay in Chicago with the door not… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: No More Nervous Waiting

It finally came in the mail!!!!! Our Certificate of Eligibility from the Japanese Ministry of Justice arrived and now we need to bring our passports and forms and certificates down to the Japanese… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: 4 weeks to Japan

In 12 hours we’ll be just 4 weeks from takeoff! I wanted to share a facebook page that is good for info on where we’ll be living for the next year: http://www.facebook.com/HidaTakayama It… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Back to Japan: 5 weeks and counting… We’re moving to Japan!

In case anyone missed it, Joe & I are moving to Japan in 5 weeks. We leave at 8am on Saturday morning, stopping for 2 hours in LA, and then arriving in Tokyo… Continue reading

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