Someone to Watch Over Me by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Book of the Trip, Iceland, Christmas Traditions, Icelandic Christmas Traditions, Iceland Books, Reading, Iceland Authors, diapersonaplane, holidays, diapers on a plane, traveling with kids, family travel, creating family memories
One of my most favorite Icelandic Christmas traditions is the exchange of books on the evening of the 24th of December. After a feast, which begins promptly at 6p, presents are opened by all. Included in the gifts is always the traditional gift of a book. The rest of the evening and the entirely of Christmas Day is spent...
City Market, Best grocery store in Moab, groceries, arches national park, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, traveling with kids, creating family memories, family travel
If you’re planning a visit to Moab to see Arches National Park, planning a stop at a grocery store is a necessity. The temperature hovers above 100° in the summer, and hits 80° during the off season. The park is full of hikes and incredible things to see, which also means you’ll stay active and will need to be...
Omotesando, Harajuku, Tokyo, Kiddyland, Asia, Traveling with Kids, Family Travel, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, Tokyo Plaza, Snoopy Town
Kiddyland is located in the Omotesando district of Tokyo, a short walk from the Harajuku district and Takeshita Dori. It is a 5 story building full of toys, novelty items, knick knacks, pool toys, towels, and assorted paraphernalia. They have something for everyone, including Japanese branded toys. Some sections are a bit smaller than others, but you can easily...
Cat Cafe, Cat Cafe MoCHA, Harajuku, Takeshita Dori, Child Friendly, Diapers On A Plane, diapersonaplane,
We were very intrigued by the notion of a Cat Cafe when we visited Japan. At first it seemed so foreign to us that people would go to a place to play with cats, rather than just have a pet at home. Then we discovered that most places to live in Japan don't allow pets, even though Japanese culture revolves...
Daiso, Daiso Japan, 100 Yen Stores, Jujo Shopping, Harajuku Takeshita Dori, Shopping in Japan with kids, creating family memories, traveling with kids, family travel
Imagine shopping at the Dollar Tree for something other than an obligatory toddler birthday gift, a toilet scrubber, or candy for the movie theater. Imagine going into the Dollar Tree and finding items you actually want to buy and can use for more than 24 hours! Would you believe me if I told you a place like this actually...
Pick pocketed in japan, shinjuku, Don Quixote, safe travels, lesson learned, Tokyo, Japan
Shopping in Japan means having a bunch of cash on you at all times; hardly anyone takes cards. And that is where our story begins: Our Family Was Pick Pocketed in Japan.  ► Ranking: #stinkydiaper A couple days earlier we had been by the Don Quijote in Shinjuku East, because we had heard they were a great place for novelty items,...
Curious George Toy Store, World's Only Curious George Toy Store, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, traveling with kids, family travel, creating family memories, boston, massachusetts, cambridge, toys, shopping, toy store, monkey
When we stepped out of the Subway station into Harvard Square, a giant yellow and red banner immediately caught our eye. Man in a yellow hat, red book cover, brown monkey? We had just stumbled upon The World’s Only Curious George Toy Store! Located on a corner lot, this unique building was as fun on the outside as it...
Cat Cafe MoCHA, Traveling with Kids, family travel, japan, asia, Takeshita Dori, Harajuku, Family Travel, Diapers on a plane, diapersonaplane, crepes
Takeshita Dori is one single, pedestrian, shop lined, street in the Harajuku District. It is bustling and full of people. The shops are eccentric and eclectic, and come in full variety of shapes and sizes. Located near Omotesando and the Meiji Shrine, you can spend a full day here exploring to your heart’s content with lots of shops your...
Costa Rican Airbnb, Costa Rica, Traveling with kids, Family Travel, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
The farmer raises his goats in the countryside allowing them to graze freely and milks them every morning. He sets the milk aside for the local woman who comes each morning to purchase the fresh milk. After picking up the milk from the farmer, she travels down the road to the gardener to pick up strawberries, passion fruit, mangoes...
grocery shopping in japan, Life in Japan, Sora News, Traveling with Kids, Family Travel, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Japan, Asia, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, grocery shopping in japan
Grocery shopping in Japan is like stepping into an alternate universe. The staples are there, bread, meat, fruit, candy, drinks, etc., but the availability of items on the island versus the mainland, and specific items that are exclusive to Japan is wholly different. Not to mention, the culture of Japan is totally ingrained into the grocery shopping rituals in...

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