Dublin, Ireland

Dublin (or rather Ireland, I should say) is part 1 of a two-week, two-country winter adventure! Who leaves Florida in the darkest dead of winter??? I do! Day 1 – December 26 – St. Stephen’s Day I left Christmas Day in order to maximize my time abroad. Therefore, I arrived before sunrise on the 26th, which…

Osaka, Japan (大阪)

Osaka was our last stop in Japan, and although we were exhausted, we managed to have one very full day visiting the castle, floating garden, and Dotonbori Street.

Himeji, Japan (姫路)

Most people come to Himeji for one reason, and so did we, to see the Himeji Castle. It is typically a day trip from Kyoto or Osaka, but we made it a pit stop on our way to Hiroshima.