Hidden bar in the basement?

The fact that this supposed florist is open past midnight is a dead giveaway that this is a front for something.  Advertisements

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Mount Fuji

Everyone and their mom who have been to Kawaguchiko has taken a picture of Mount Fuji from this angle.. So we had to.

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Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

We visited Costa Rica in April, which was the rainy season. Despite that, we caught a glimpse of the Arenal volcano sans clouds one lucky morning. We left our hotel at Tabacon early in the morning (6AM?), and drove along the main road until we found this spot. Clearly the local cows have scoped out […]

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Best Hanami Spots in Japan (Cherry blossoms viewing guide- Top 11)

As the weather warms up, cherry blossoms start to bloom across Japan. We were very lucky when we went last year at the end of March-early April- our travel plans coincided exactly with the bloom times at most of the cities we visited. Here are our favorite spots for enjoying cherry blossoms – either for […]

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