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...
Grocery Shopping in Mexico, MEGA Soriana, Playa del Carmen, Culture in Mexico, Chedraui, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, family travel, traveling with kids, creating family memories
There is plenty of grocery shopping in Mexico to meet all your needs, including a Home Depot and a Sam’s Club! The two major grocery store chains are Mega and Chedraui (also known as El Super if you are in the United States of Nevada, Arizona or California). Mega is where we did most of our shopping and at...
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...
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...
Hello Kitty, Sanrio, Shinjuku, Flagship store, family travel, traveling with kids, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane,
Tokyo was the last stop on our Japan trip. We previously spent time in Hiroshima, and Kyoto, and in Kyoto we told the kids a spontaneous bedtime story about Konichiwa Kitty and Sayonara Dog. Gabriel told the story and I sang the song, which I determined later ended up sounding a lot like the tune of Keep the Commandments....
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...
Kit Kat Chocolatory, Japan, Tokyo, Candy, Kit Kat, Traveling with Kids, Family Travel, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, specialty flavors
We thought that the Kit Kat Chocolatory in Japan would be like touring the See’s Candies Factory in San Francisco, California or the Maison Cailler Chocolaterie in Broc, Switzerland. We thought it would be a great place to take the kids and let them sample all the chocolate, see how it is made, and discover it doesn't just magically...
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...
Utah, Temple, Hogle Zoo, Lagoon, Diapers on a plane, traveling with kids, family travel, creating family memories, diapersonaplane
Our family has called Utah home for nearly eight years now after living in Oregon for the previous seven. For me personally, Oregon will always be home. I was born and raised there for 18 years, and then Gabriel and I lived there after we got married. We started looking for a new adventure after graduating college. “Anywhere but...

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