July 2017

July 2017

Ladies and gentleman, I can confirm that July in Japan truly is hot and humid. And people keep telling me that July’s weather is just a preview for August. Pray for me. This time last year I lived in Phoenix, Arizona. Both places share high summer temperatures but they are total opposites when it comes to moisture levels. Here in Japan I walk outside and it feels like I’m stepping into the shower. Whereas stepping outside in Arizona felt like opening the oven door to Mordor.

Despite the less than ideal weather, and I promise I’m done talking about it for now, July was a great month. Continue reading

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Monorail - Tokyo Disney Resort

What to Do at Tokyo Disney Resort

So you’re heading to Tokyo Disney? I am sure you’ll be spending most of your time at Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea, but there is still so much fun to be had in the resort area.Β Here are a few tips and suggestions to enjoy your time outside of the parks. There are lots of things to see and do.

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Shopping at UNIQLO in Japan

Japanese fashion giant, UNIQLO, can be found at almost every mall in Japan. However, there are only a few brick and mortar stores in the USA and most are located in major cities. Funnily enough, the first time I went into one was in NYC’s Times Square about two weeks before I moved to Japan! And now I live a short five minute walk from UNIQLO!

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June 2017 - month in review

June 2017

2017 is flying by! Can you believe June is over? I can’t! It was a fun-filled month. I turned 27. Explored more of Japan. Spent time with a friend from Phoenix. Hosted an awesome game night. And a lot more. Continue reading

In a Vase on a Monday - 2BlueEyes blog

Pink, purple, and white!

Welcome back to the “In a Vase on a Monday” series! This week’s blooms are brought to you by roses and a white and purple flower which I don’t know the name of. If you know, please tell me in the comments below. The labels are all (quite literally) Japanese to me! Continue reading

Blogger Recognition Award

Blogger Recognition Award

How is your Tuesday going? Mine is almost over here in Japan but before it ends I wanted to share a new post with you. Thank you to Jen, at Stewie Overseas, for the Blogger Recognition Award! Continue reading

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Tokyo DisneySea

I am so excited to share this post with you! A few weeks ago, I visited Tokyo DisneySea and had a blast. It is a fun and unique spin on the typical Disney theme park. Check out my pictures and read all about my visit.
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In a Vase on a Monday - 2BlueEyes blog

In a Vase on a Monday: Peonies

Each Monday, I look forward to John’s In a Vase on a Monday posts. His garden produces beautiful flowers and his vase selection complements the blooms perfectly.

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A Saturday in Tokyo

Last Saturday, I spent a wonderful day exploring Tokyo. Some friends invited us to an afternoon movie at the Instituto de Cervantes. Before the movie we decided to explore the city. Here are some pictures from our adventures! Continue reading

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Tokyo Disneyland

Oh boy, I am so excited to share this post with you! At the very end of May, Adam and I had a mini-vacation and visited Tokyo DisneylandΒ andΒ DisneySea. This post is all about Tokyo Disneyland but look out for my post on DisneySea coming next week! Continue reading