Hotel review: Park Hyatt Tokyo.

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I had read and heard so much about the Park Hyatt Tokyo, but I don’t think anything can really prepare you for the experience. Here’s my attempt.

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A Japanese drugstore dud.


I was looking for great Japanese drugstore finds, but instead I got this by mistake.

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SF to Tokyo with no jet lag: was it the grass?


We completely beat jet lag on our trip from SF to Tokyo. We did do something fairly unconventional…maybe that was the secret?

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A Tokyo culture milkshake.


Our first day in Tokyo was quirky and beautiful and wild and confusing and serene and overwhelming, all at once…and we loved it.

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Review: EVA Air Royal Laurel Class San Francisco to Taipei

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I know there are people out there who fly in lie-flat business on a regular basis, but for me, it was an experience that already seems like a dream. Especially because I got to fly with my entire family!

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Hello Kitty jet to the rescue!


How a surprise flight on the Hello Kitty jet made everything good again.

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Close call: our vacation was almost over before it started.

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I almost made a mistake that could have cost us our vacation. Spoiler alert: everything worked out. But it was a race to the finish for sure. Here’s what happened… This week has been a little bit of a rollercoaster, but our huge family fight on Monday really did clear […]

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Getting ready for my first-ever lie-flat flight.

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We’re leaving tomorrow! I’m so excited! We’ve been planning this trip for months. It’s the biggest trip we’ve ever taken as a family, and right now the anticipation and excitement - for all of us – kind of feels like a runner’s high. We’re cruising on endorphins. The feeling is carrying us […]

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12-hour city guides. Genius.

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This site features well-curated itineraries for a fabulous day in a handful of cities.

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How to jet-lag train your kids.


This is without question the most fun I’ve ever had trying to beat jet lag. I have no idea if it’s going to work, but we’re having a blast trying!

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