Sofies on tour: Day 5 (Tokyo Dome and Shibuya)

Today we set off to visit the world’s greatest indoor playground at the Tokyo Dome, a recommendation by a friend from my running group. It was amazing!

We also caught up with the family again for another visit to Shibuya, and I tried more weird food from the corner store.

Sofies on tour: Japan Day 4 (Shibuya and Yokohama)

It was still raining today, so it was a challenge to quickly research something to do indoors that wasn’t shopping. Thus we ticked off another one of my bucket list “of course that’s a thing” activities – the Cup of Noodle museum.

Sofies on tour: Day 3 (Shinjuku)

This was probably our hardest day of the trip so far…but spoiler alert, things get better on day 4! So excuse the “we’re nearly going to have a break down” facials you see in this vlog. And excuse the dancing, because…..Kelly dancing.

Lots of commentary too, so I didn’t bother with a musical backing track for this one.

Sofies on tour: Japan Day 1 (Gold Coast to Narita)

Hello from Japan!! We made it!! Konichiwa!

I had been dreading the first day of our holiday, purely because it meant 9 hours on a plane containing a toddler. Now that we’re here I’m sure the rest is going to be smooth sailing, or at least I hope so. We can go with the flow a lot more when we’re not packed in like sardines.

Luca didn’t sleep on the plane, but on the whole he was pretty awesome. We used the ipad a lot, but I’m glad to see he used almost all of the other activities I’d packed for him as well. He was very entertained for the entire flight. [...]  read more