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So Long, And Thanks for all the Fish!

JAPAN | Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | Views [1344]

We've had a lovely 2+ years on WorldNomads.  It's been a time of getting married in Jamaica, moving to a foreign country, exploring Japanese culture, cuisine, and customs; as well as lots of traveling around Okinawa, mainland Japan, Sapporo, and Italy.... Read more >


Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival: Day 3

JAPAN | Saturday, 5 Mar 2011 | Views [3407] | Comments [1]

On the final day of our Sapporo trip, we decided started our day in search of some more action figures.  On our walk through part of the city, the boys stopped to play in the snow. Figured what better way to enjoy Sapporo than to build our own ... Read more >


Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival: Day 2

JAPAN | Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 | Views [2287] | Comments [4]

Our second day in Sapporo found us at the Snow Festival, the Susukino (Street) Ice Festival, and Ramen Alley.    The Snow Festival sculptures were breathtaking!  It was amazing to see how detailed they could carve several stories tall snow sculptures.... Read more >


Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival: Day 1.5

JAPAN | Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | Views [953]

And Now for Something Slightly Different... Here are a couple short videos I took at the snow festival. First up Ball and Cup Game at the Lion King Snow Sculpture . Next we have Snowboarders going down a jump .  This ramp was setup at one end ... Read more >


Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival: Day 1

JAPAN | Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | Views [1629] | Comments [2]

On February 5th, we took a long weekend trip up to northern Japan to enjoy the Sapporo Snow & Ice Festival.  While our friends and families back home were wishing for warm weather, we were trading our subtropical island for some glorious snow! ... Read more >


Photos: Sapporo Snow & Ice Festival Part III

JAPAN | Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Sapporo Snow & Ice Festival Part II

JAPAN | Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Sapporo Snow & Ice Festival

JAPAN | Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Knock, Knock... Who's there?! Mochi... Mochi Who?! Mochi For You!

JAPAN | Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | Views [1457]

In one of those "Only in Japan Okinawa”, moments I had someone ringing the doorbell and knocking on the door at the same time.  I am thinking great now what?!  I open it to find a nice Okinawan woman who is selling Mochi of all kinds! Just in ... Read more >


Kinect The Adventure Begins...

JAPAN | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Views [1185]

My lovely wife picked us up a Xbox 360 Kinect yesterday and I hooked it up this evening.  The Kinect is a "controller-free gaming and entertainment experience" where you are the controller.  There is a sensor that sits below the tv that watches ... Read more >


Photos: Kinect

JAPAN | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Aboard the Moby Dick

JAPAN | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Views [1778]

My sweetie surprised me with a Christmas Dinner Cruise aboard the Moby Dick last night!  We boarded at the Naha Port and spent a wonderful two hours out on the sea. We had a wonderful table for two. Beautiful, tasty appetizers were waiting ... Read more >


Photos: Moby Dick

JAPAN | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Baking spirits bright!

JAPAN | Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | Views [1446] | Comments [2]

(Pin-turned-ornament from my Mama last year) Last night, as I was using plastic tweezers to "string" candy bulbs on my Christmas tree sugar cookies, I briefly wondered if I was crazy. <pause>  Then I decided, that if I was an elf, ... Read more >


Photos: Christmas cookies

JAPAN | Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Shum from Triple-P Concert

JAPAN | Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | Views [1157]

The last free concert we went to in American Village was held at the end of September.  We were very happy to go out and support Shum from Triple-P as he rocked.  You may remember a previous post about how much we enjoyed the brother-sister duo Triple-... Read more >


Photos: Shum from Triple-P

JAPAN | Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Stamp Set

JAPAN | Sunday, 5 Dec 2010 | Views [1191] | Comments [1]

So I was exploring the 100-Yen Store near Torii, on a hunt for red felt for a Christmas project when I was magically pulled into the stationary/paper good section.  (Brandon can attest that I just cannot walk by that section in any 100-Yen Store.)  ... Read more >


Photos: Stamp Set

JAPAN | Sunday, 5 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Let me explain...

JAPAN | Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | Views [1518] | Comments [3]

In the famous words of Inigo Montoya, "Let me explain. No, there is too much.  Let me sum up." Wonder where all the updates are of our trip Stateside and all the wonderful adventures we've been having since we got back to our island?  Well, ... Read more >


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