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Bam! That would be the line for cabs at Shinjuku Station on a Friday night when the Keio train line is down. Dan and I had a fun night because it was our running club night! He was also haring (leading the trail) so it was fun to “host” the runners, provide snacks and drinks, [...]

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While Kelsey and Jim were visiting, us along with Dan stumbled upon a shrine while making our way back to Shinjuku Station. Unfortunately it was dark out so the pictures aren’t too great, but we still took the opportunity to walk around a bit. The Hanozono shrine was founded in the mid 19th century and [...]

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Kelsey and Jim have been here about a week now, and we’ve been busy running all over the place checking out this and that. I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but this is by far the most sight-seeing I’ve done since becoming a resident. I was here in Tokyo for 2 weeks in [...]

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While Dan has been working I spent the past week building our Ikea furniture, reorganizing, and cleaning. A big motivator for that was we were having our first out of town guests this week. And now I’m excited to say that I am completely unpacked and organized in our place. Ta da! A view of [...]

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There are arcades everywhere here in Tokyo. Some have actual video games, and some just have tons of crane games. After dinner one night, Dan and I pitstopped in an arcade we passed by. So many cute crane games! You can win candies, charms, dolls, all sorts of random things. Dan and I decided to [...]

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