Last August marks the 10th years anniversary of my relationship with my husband. Our marriage is still young (2 years to be exact and I am still not wearing my wedding ring) but turns out, we’ve been for each other for a lot longer. We are, obviously, far from romantic. For any anniversary celebrated, we’re almost arguing on the exact day. There is no dinner, flowers, presents, or even sweet words (I wrote some of course, but maybe it cannot be classified as sweet :)) Maybe, we’re not cut out for that kind of thing. It made me remember this trip.
In 2018, we had a trip to Japan on my birthday month. October, to be exact. I planned a lot of things on my birthday, including my first Shinkansen trip. I’ve been to Japan twice before, but I always keep my budget tight. I chose night bus and local train to substitute the Japan Rail Pass, thus made me never try the bullet train. We are a train maniac, so I thought this would be the perfect time to finally experience the Shinkansen.[Read more…]