The planner that changed my life, or at least my day

How’s everyone adjusting to pandemic life? Well like many of you it’s certainly been an adjustment bw Krishna working from home and Mila doing e-learning. Yes, it’s amazing that my toddler can sit for a 1/2 hour to watch her teachers on the screen, actually I just strap her down to the high chair 🙂…

Just strollin’ around Tokyo

Keep calm and just push along R. Vijayanthan Prior to moving to Tokyo we had the Nuna Maxx stroller which was a great stroller for us at that time (we lived in the suburbs of NJ and I had an SUV). However, this stroller was not going to work for us in Tokyo due to…

What the flush?

“We’re not in Kohler anymore Toto” D. Petriello Come take a seat and experience the auto-warming seats, the complex bank of adjustable bidet sprays, the anti-bacterial “pre-mist” self-cleaning feature, the euphemistic pictograms: what could be more Japanese? Apologies in advance as I never thought I would write about a topic like this, but Japan’s sophisticated…

Why document our expat journey?

“If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” Benny Franks My friend Amanda asked me why I wanted to blog and what it means to me.  Well surely, its because I love to write, but it got me thinking about when was…