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Japan Day 17: Tokyo (Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Houtou Noodles, Kawaguchiko)

Rush hour in Japan in the mornings. Being squashed on the train at the start of your day is not a good feeling T.T We woke up earlier than normal today to go see Mt. Fuji!  This is the Fujisan view express train to get from Otsuki station to Kawaguchiko station.The interior and exterior looks… Continue reading Japan Day 17: Tokyo (Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Houtou Noodles, Kawaguchiko)

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Japan: Nature and Nurture

  Japan provides optimum nurturing and nourishment to humanity’s healthiest and longest life spans. According to a recent World Health Organization study, the Japanese came in first with life expectancies of 83.7 years. Besides incorporating a healthy diet consisting of rice, fish and pickled vegetables, the Japanese also regularly partake in heart-pumping cardiovascular activities. Additionally,… Continue reading Japan: Nature and Nurture

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Aokigahara Junkai (Suicide Forest)

During our trip to Mt. Fuji, we took the chance to visit the Aokigahara forest, also known as the Suicide Forest. You may have heard of this forest from the upcoming horror movie The Forest, starring Natalie Dormer. Yes, that’s the same forest from the movie, and it feels just as eerie, minus the exaggeration… Continue reading Aokigahara Junkai (Suicide Forest)