• Moonin Valley Park

    Nov. 4, 2020 ~ Nov. 5, 2020

    We took a trip out to Hanno, Saitama to visit Moomin Valley Park. Our first overnight trip as a family and first time leaving Kanagawa in over 8 months.

  • Stockholm & Helsinki

    July 3, 2015 ~ July 12, 2015

    A delayed honeymoon and trip the lands of IKEA, Marimekko, Iittala, and so much more.

  • New York

    Aug. 15, 2016 ~ Aug. 20, 2016

    We always wanted to visit New York and see if the hype lived up to reality. It did. If I ever live in the US again, I wouldn't mind it being in New York.

  • California

    May 19, 2016 ~ May 23, 2016

    We knew we were moving back to Japan and I wanted to show Yumi where I grew up and meet family who I hadn't seen in probably a couple of decades before we did.