Travel Notes: San Francisco to Portland

So the final day in San Francisco was a quick trip by car to Fisherman’s Wharf (to catch that glimpse of Alcatraz and some sea lions of course), and because there is an… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Portland, San Fran, & the road in between

We are back & finally re-settled back in after our week long trip to Portland & San Francisco! We left from MDW for PDX on Wednesday early afternoon, and were there in time… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: countdown to MDW – PDX

After one more day of work this week and after a few loads of laundry, we will be hopping on the Blue Line to the Loop, where we’ll change trains & take a… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Last Few Tokyo Days

(Apparently we didn’t post our last posting!) During our last few days in Tokyo, we went to Tokyo Tower and walked through a nice park on the way back to the subway train.… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Shopping & Dining in Tokyo

Joe & I had a nice dinner last night at Montoak, in the heart of Harajuku, after a day of hunting down some specific stores in the tiny, winding streets & alleys there.… Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Osaka to Tokyo!

Konnichi wa!¬†We’ve just arrived in Tokyo! We took a bullet train from Osaka to Tokyo! Just 2.5 hour journey including 4 stops (Kyoto, Nagoya, Shin-Yokahama, and Shingawa). Last night we met up with… Continue reading

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Time to Eat: Street Food in Shanghai

Last night (it’s Sunday around 1pm now) we walked around the Bund & People’s Square with our new friends, the couch-surfing Daniel from Idaho, and Natalia, from Russia here for work. We had… Continue reading

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