June 2 (Day 5): Highlights

IMG_8532cThis was the day I finally realized that the sun rises at 4:30am here. That helps explain why, after 5 days, I’m still waking up at 4:45 every day. I thought it was just jet lag, and I couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t getting over it yet.

Here are some of the exciting things we did that Thursday, our 5th full day in Tokyo: Continue reading


A popular topic of conversation among my co-workers, in the days leading up to my trip, was interesting Japanese KitKat flavors. I promised to bring some back with me when I return. Here are the flavors I’ve found so far:


I’m particularly excited about the green tea and the mint ones because a lot of the special flavors are white chocolate and tend to be a little too sweet. These two both have flavor between the layers, but chocolate on the outside. I haven’t tried any of these yet, but I’m looking forward to it!