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...
Nishiki Market, Kyoto's Kitchen, Kitchen, Kyoto, Japan, Traveling with kids, Family Travel, Diapers on a plane, Diapersonaplane
I can’t help but think of Koko’s Kitchen in Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game when I think about Nishiki Market, also known by locals as Kyoto's Kitchen. The name, the place, they are so similar there is no way this is merely a coincidence. ► Ranking: #cleadiaper Nishiki Market 〒604-8054 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, 富小路通四条上る西大文字町609番地 +81 75-211-3882 Hours: 10am...
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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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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...
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...
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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....
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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,...
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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...
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...
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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