Eric and I spent our anniversary in Japan, which for me, was 13 years in the making. I studied Japanese in high school, and as it turns out, if you are not an American citizen and your work visa runs out, the U.S. government doesn’t hesitate to deport you. So off went my teacher, and our class trip, but I digress. Back to Japan! It’s incredible, and I would absolutely move there given the chance. I’ve already Googled: “Teaching English in Japan.” The Japanese are the most polite people on the planet, and their country is one of the safest in the world. Not to mention it’s clean, well organized, and incredibly efficient.
In just six (action packed) days, I’m an intense traveler. We got a taste for Tokyo, Kyoto, Koyasan, and Osaka. We saw cities, the countryside, the mountains, overnighted in a Buddhist monastery (amazing right!?) Ate crazy fun foods, and absolutely fell in love with Japan. So without further ado, here is just a tiny sliver of what we saw during cherry blossom season, two weeks ago. (All shot on the Fuji x100s, for my photographer friends.)