How to Make A Long-Distance Relationship Work
Long distance relationships suck. But, you can make one work if you really want it to. You will most likely hear the majority of people tell you, "it won't last" or "it'll never work." But, I promise you that if you really love one another, and are willing to put in the work, you can make it last.
2020 Spring Favorites
Spring is here! The sun is shining, it's finally getting warm, and the flowers are blooming! I know the start of this post sounds like I really enjoy spring, but the truth is, I hate it. Every time someone asks, "what's your favorite season?" almost everyone says spring. Personally, I can't seem to understand why. Yes, the flowers are beautiful, but what the flowers bring with them, I hate. The pollen is outrageous and like a lot of people, I'm allergic. I can't breathe and my eye itch so bad they end up swelling so bad I can't see anymore. Not to mention all the bugs that start coming out during this time!
Travel, Health, and Fitness
Travelling has to be one of the most exciting things I have done. There are endless possibilities; beautiful places to explore, delicious new foods to try, and incredibly fun activities to endure. However, when it comes to traveling the world as intensely as Nick and I plan to, health and fitness are more important than one may think.
World Famous Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Like everything else I've talked about on here, I was extremely excited to see the Snow Monkeys. But, who wouldn't be excited to see monkeys? They're definitely one of my favorite animals. And if you ever plan a trip to Japan this has to be on the top of list of things to do. Of course, it's not all about the monkeys, it's also important to know the best places to stay.
Sapporo Snow Festival
The amazing country of Japan offers many different festivals throughout the year. The Sapporo Snow Festival is one. Looking up the festival online, we read many great things. However, we weren't exactly sure what we were getting ourselves into. We knew there were snow and ice sculptures, but that about all that we knew about. We had no idea what kind of treat we were in for.
The Maxell Aqua Park Experience
The Experience The Maxell Aqua Park was high on the list of places we wanted to visit in Tokyo. We walked through the streets of Shinagawa and up a large hill to find the entrance. Like many places in Japan, we didn't have to go to anyone to get our tickets. To get tickets you have to go to a machine, kind of like a vending machine, pick how many people and insert your money. Honestly, it was a bit pricy for what it was, but still an overall good experience.
The Best Ramen in Japan
If you love ramen and you hate talking to people, then this is the restaurant for you. Ichran Ramen Shinjuku is a restaurant where you have your own little private eating area. You’re still sitting beside other people, but they have dividers in between each seat giving you your private area. Not only do you get to have your own private area, but you pretty much don’t have to speak to anyone. The most anyone says to you is “how many people?”, “please go to the sixth floor”, and “please fill this out.” This is great for those like myself and Nick who don’t really like having to talk much to strangers.
The TeamLab Borderless Experience
If you've never heard of TeamLab then you are missing out! TeamLab is a digital art museum full of beautiful pieces of art and music that form one big borderless world. The artwork moves amongst each other intermingling and never staying in one space. The pieces move throughout your time there so it's a good idea to check out a room more than once because it may be different the second time around. When you walk in you find yourself in a dark room only to be lit by the artwork. Flowers were floating all around us. The colors were absolutely beautiful.