Category Archives: Travel

Japan: Lake Ashi

Picture and scene were incredible on this day last year, the weather, not so much. 40 degrees, rain, and wind, but it was worth taking it all in. As a side note, this tour, which is part of a sight … Continue reading

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Japan: Osaka at night

Maybe Osaka is added to the 2019 agenda, who knows at this point. I’ve got my work cut out for me.

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Japan: Kyoto at night

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2019: Return to Japan

2018 was an amazing year for me, on a personal level. A trip I had been talking and planning for years finally became reality for me, Tokyo, Japan. It was incredible and I loved it so much, I am going … Continue reading

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Matt of Mind Blog: Lake Ashi and Mt. Komagatake

I decided to take a tour outside of Tokyo during the trip to visit Mt. Fuji, Lake Ashi, Hakoke, and a trip up Mt. Komagatake. Unfortunately weather made seeing Mt. Fuji impossible but the other stops were great. 

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Matt of Mind Blog: Roppongi Hills and Mori Tower Views

Mori Tower and Roppongi Hills is a massive shopping complex that was right down the road from my hotel during the trip so it was a frequent stop for meals and just starting the mornings off.

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Matt of Mind Blog: Imperial Palace

Welcome to the Imperial Palace, home of the Japanese Emperor and his wife. The palace is situated at the center of Tokyo (roughly) and is impressive to just approach. It felt like it took forever just to get around the … Continue reading

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