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40 Photos That Will Have You Dreaming Of Japan

There are affiliate links in here.   Every now and then I go back through old trip pictures and find some that I love but never did anything with.  I've recently done it with Slovenia and Taiwan and I've slowly been going through Central America, too, but those aren't up yet.  It's Japan's turn now and some…

Nara Deer Park: The Coolest Animal Experience In Japan

Have you ever wanted to know how to make new friends?  Look no further!  This is how you do it.  Granted, they will be deer, not people, but who doesn't want a deer friend?  My point exactly.  Everyone does. I didn't do pretty much any sort of planning going into Japan, but I sort of…

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Visiting Monkey Park Iwatayama In Winter

After our morning in the bamboo forest of Arashiyama outside of Kyoto, it was time to go to Monkey Park Iwatayama, or Monkey Park, or Monkey Mountain.  After wandering around a bit looking for it, we bought our tickets and started the 15-minute trek up from the base of Iwata Mountain. This is a fun…