Japan...Domo Arigato! October 3rd 2010 You might notice that we’ve added a new destination to our travel map! Chris and I have recently taken a trip to Japan along with our friend and co-worker Courtney for the Chuseok Holiday in Korea which is similar to the North American Thanksgiving.
Originally we considered taking the ferry to Japan from Busan but ultimately it proved to be too long and tiresome a journey and too inconvenient ... read more
Asia » Japan In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
We are Amy and Chris and as you may have gathered from reading our blog we are currently making our way around the world on this long anticipated trip!
This trip has been in the planning for years now; it's our passion, our obsession, and the source of endless worry for our poor parents. It's influenced our lives from the books we read to the genre of films we watch, it's inspired language courses and beard growth (Amy and Chris respectively), and has replaced conventional pillow talk with the "Where will we go?" game.
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