Karatsu. A place we found some unexpected treasures.Read More
Hmmm... what to do on a super hot July Day in Japan??? Escape to the woods....
Well, first I gotta say, its another long post.... But this is our scrapbook, and in Arita, there is just so much beauty, so much to explore, so I have so much to share <3Read More
The first day of our Summer Break with Dad. And it was perfect.
This past Spring Break the kids and I ventured out to Saikai... We discovered a few gems we knew we would want to share with Dad while he was home, and Tsugane Falls was up there on the list...Read More
We took on Ikitsuki Island...
When searching for a fun day out a while back, I came across a photo of a large Buddha Statue holding a basket of fish. Im not sure why exactly I was so drawn to it, but after a little research I completely understood... So a day trip was in the works! We were going to visit Daigyoran Kannon...Read More
I honestly cant even tell you the last time Iv smiled so much.... This past week has been absolute bliss.Read More
I swear, each beach we seem to discover here in Japan is just as, if not more, beautiful then the last... Or maybe its just that we visit them at different times of the day, under different phases of the moon... Or the feeling and present state of mind we are in are unique onto themselves... Either way, every coastline we visit here in Japan can take you away, can reset your mind and energy... Shirahama did just that...Read More
This weekend we found some seriously beautiful spots within 20 mins to Sasebo Main Base... The first one was Tenkaiho Park which overlooks Kujukushima, 99 islands!Read More
Theres an attraction about 5 minutes from our house called Huis Ten Bosch... We drive by it everyday on our way to school, admiring the dutch architecture from afar, the flowers through the gates... Its a theme park here on Kyushu, done in a Netherlands style, housing large buildings, a clock tower, huge Ferris wheel, shops and restaurants, and fun attractions for the kiddos! We are waiting until Dad returns to do the full sh-bang, but a couple of weeks ago the kids and I ventured a small area of the park, Harbour Zone...Read More
We found a little slice of paradise here on Kyushu last weekend...
The kids and I loaded up the van with a picnic full of sandwiches and fruit, a blanket, and a new play list, and took the one hour drive through the mountains to Oseto Beach...Read More