This is a 3 minute video I made. My wife wanted to show me a place from her childhood. She would often go to the The Secret Waterfall with her friend when she was a kid.
The deep blue sea surrounds an island topped with houses painted in pure white. The sweet smell of calamari with fresh olive oil fills the air. The sun kisses everything on this beautiful island in the Aegean Sea. It’s called Santorini and it’s in Greece. When I was 24 I went backpacking in Europe. I visited Santorini, more wonderful parts of Greece and other European countries. As a teacher I want to find people who […]
These are the pictures and stories from my trip to Tokyo. This is part 2. Part 1 is here. See this post if you’re planning a trip to Tokyo. Tsukiji Fish Market This is where the world famous tuna auction is held. I didn’t go to it because you have to get there at 3:30 AM so you won’t get turned away. They only let so many people in to watch it. I did get […]
When I was a teenager I saw the movie Akira. Ever since then I’ve wanted to visit Tokyo. Last July I got my wish. I spent 8 days exploring, making friends, and eating my way through the city. This post has been split into 2 parts. This is part 1. Part 2 is here. See my “Are you planning a trip to Tokyo?” post if you’re planning a trip to Tokyo. The People of Tokyo I […]
In July of 2014 I went to Tokyo. Before I went I asked friends and did lots of research online. My goals were to meet Japanese people, eat Japanese food (not only sushi), and explore the city. This post contains the answers from my friends and the results of my online research. The next post has pictures and stories from my trip. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Rachel talks about what NOT to do in Japan. Tokyo Free […]