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A little venting…

. Ok so I’m going to have a bit of a vent, just a small one ok. I have been a foreigner in a foreign country for as long as I can remember, in most of the countries I have lived in being a blonde means I stand out and pretty much never would be…

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NARA | KYOTO – part 2

Sometimes I feel sorry for myself, yes I am serious, it is because my kids complain, they don’t want to walk anymore, “no more shrine mommy” they shout at me!!! But there are a few little tricks that make travelling with kids easier, firstly and this is an expensive one – an iPad – honestly…

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  • Jules

    Another great post Cassie.

    As frustrating as kids can be sometimes, they also help make us slow down and notice things a bit more.

    I have that exact image of the Golden Temple.
    I love the dramatic grey sky behind it that you have captured. Such a contrast to the bright temple.

    Looks like you managed to still see and do a lot even with the kids slowing you down.
    The best thing about not getting to see it all this time, you have an excuse to go back!ReplyCancel

NARA | KYOTO – part 1

Four and a half hours on a train with the kids, really?! Geez you know I wish we could just drive there! – This is a constant Cassie complaint, I love driving but Japan is not a driver friendly country. But that Shinkansen high speed train is something else, on average it is only 0.08…

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  • Jules

    Love this post Cassie. I love how you have taken us on the journey with you.
    The little details you captured are great and are like the glue that holds the whole story together.
    Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

SUMO… I loved it

Before heading off to watch SUMO this past weekend I had thought to myself, yeah its something you have to see while living in Japan, I thought after an hour I would probably be bored, I thought it would probably be quite touristy. BUT I LOVED IT!! I had such a great time and I…

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spectacular …

The only way I can describe this place is with images so expect quite a few …

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