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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...
FAO Schwarz, Toy Store, Massive Toy Store, NYC Toy Store, Manhattan Toy Store, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, traveling with kids, family travel, creating family emmories
When we got wind that FAO Schwarz was closing its flagship store overlooking 5th Avenue in New York City, we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to take our children to play on the oversized piano keys overlooking Manhattan. There is nothing quite so iconic as playing without limits in the ultimate toy store in the largest city in...
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...
Yasaka Shrine, Gion Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, Traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
The Yasaka Shrine, or Gion Shrine, is a colorful attraction, both literally, and figuratively. This place is bustling with people and vendors and is located just north of the major shopping district in Kyoto, Shijō Dōri. ► Ranking: #wetdiaper Yasaka Shrine 625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0073, Japan +81 75-561-6155 Always Open This shrine has a lot of history connected to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...

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