As I had planned, our time in Kobe was a time of relaxation as we were worn out from the fast pace and constant adrenaline of the past few days in Tokyo. We visited the Mosaic mall which was a ten minute walk from the hotel; there we shopped for souvenirs and debated on whether or not to try the famous Kobe beef.
I was the designated trip planner and after hours of researching things to do in Japan, I came up with the ultimate guide to Japan. We were only able to get away from work and other responsibilities for a week so the task was to create an efficient and exciting (but not exhausting) itinerary. Although the wedding was in Kobe, you can’t possibly visit Japan without visiting Tokyo, so we decided to spend three and a half days in each city. Here’s how we spent our time perusing the intriguing city of Tokyo.
The next morning, I woke up to the most beautiful view I’ve ever seen. This hotel in Barbados wasn’t so bad after all. It was so dark the night before that I hadn’t noticed I got the beach front room! It was the bluest, clearest waters I had ever seen. Honestly, I could not stop staring out the balcony.
This is the story of an interesting weekend of travel tragedy; it was a trip where I never did arrive at my destination. Yes, Barbados was not my intended destination. It all started with a cancelled 5am flight. Let’s back up a little as I give you some context for this trip...