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The Awesome Adventures of Hannah and Emma

Trip: Japan

There are [10] stories from my trip: Japan


Last Memories of Japan... OR How to Be Naked With Old Ladies... OR How to Spot a Cross-Dresser 101

JAPAN | Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | Views [1347] | Comments [7]

OK. So last time we left off, we had climbed down a mountain and encountered the wrath of Buddha. If you thought that Japan was done with us, you were wrong.    As everyone keeps telling me, onsens are part of the Japanese experience. You can't go ... Read more >

Tags: japan, maid cafe, onsen, tokyo


Buddha's Revenge... OR I Wish I Was Cute (but not really)

JAPAN | Sunday, 27 Sep 2009 | Views [496] | Comments [2]

the people in japan are annoyingly cute.   actually. as card-carrying, bitter north american cynics Hannah and I have been having a jolly old time scoffing at cars that look like gum drops, women wearing pigtails into ther forties, the animation ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, japan, karma, observations


Blog Tease... OR Remember That Time We Didn't Go To China?

JAPAN | Sunday, 27 Sep 2009 | Views [320] | Comments [1]

Hey Friends! We have so so so many stories and I promise they are on their way, but this is just a quickie update: After a lot of deliberation and despite fighting with processors at the embassy... our dream of singing the soundtrack to Mulan atop ... Read more >

Tags: china, trip changes


To grandmother's house we go... OR Dining with mobsters

JAPAN | Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | Views [583] | Comments [10]

It all started innocently enough with a trip to Hiroshima to visit my grandmother (the tiniest and cutest little 89yr old woman ever - hence forth referred to as Obaachan). After some fam jam visiting, my Obaachan's next door neighbour (a stately looking ... Read more >

Tags: crazy night, drinking, hiroshima, japan


The Trials and Tribulations of Fashion

JAPAN | Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | Views [399] | Comments [1]

Its the time you have all been lookng forward to- a note from Hannah. We arrived safe and sound in Kobe to spend some time with Emmas family. Heading out for some day trips in Kyoto, Hiroshime and Nara which should be awesome as there are sooo many ... Read more >

Tags: fashion, japan


I smell like lamb OR Drinking in Japan

JAPAN | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [468] | Comments [3]

Today we went to the Sapporro Beer Factory/Museum/Biergarten and I feel like it's a great segue into the topic of drinking in Japan. For those of you with the misconception that Japan is full of conservative tee-totalers, you are highly mistaken. ... Read more >

Tags: beer, drinking, japan, lamb, saporro


We Hate Our Backpacks (but love our lives)

JAPAN | Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | Views [345] | Comments [6]

Our Backpacks are the worst. Seriously. They are incredibly heavy and awkward and cumbersome and make us sweaty and uncomfortable and we look like turtles. Also they are really heavy. Getting on the subway in Sendai today (rush hour at a busy Japanese ... Read more >


Tokyo!

JAPAN | Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | Views [498] | Comments [2]

Hey Friends! We're still in Tokyo and having a wicked time! We've done a ton of sightseeing and are wizards of the Tokyo subway system. The jetlag is starting to sort itself out (last night we stayed up until 10:30pm! haha). We've seen a ton of temples/shrines ... Read more >


TOKYO!

JAPAN | Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | Views [246]

Hey Friends! After some drama at the airport (where we almost not allowed to check in, and we almost committed murder)and longest plane/train ride ever, we are finally in Tokyo! Yay!


17 days and counting!

CANADA | Saturday, 22 Aug 2009 | Views [209]

Hey Friends! We are leaving for Tokyo in 17 days! Follow our blog for: 1. hilarious stories 2. our current location 3. deperate pleas for money 4. updates on whether we are still alive or not (kidding?) k byeee!