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Japan: Pregnant and Hungry

As always, Japan was fantastic, especially the food! Although too pregnant with baby girl #2 to indulge in sushi, I made the best of the insanely delicious pastry selection and hearty late night ramen.

I am obsessed with Asian pastries. OBSESSED. In my opinion, Asian pastries are more fluffy, less greasy and just the right amount of sweet. And I am going to go ahead and admit- Japanese pastries trump all Asian pastries.

My absolute favorite? Warm red bean buns of course! Most people assume they would be disgusting due to the idea that beans and sugar do not belong...


Next up; Japan!

Next up; Japan!

Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō) is Japan's capital and the world's most populous metropolis. Most importantly, it is my favorite city by a landslide.  In all honesty, I'm still not quite sure why I left. Living there made me feel most vibrant and I miss it almost everyday.  Moving to NYC afterwards seemed rural in comparison. And of course, now living in Telluride, I can't help but feverishly crave the hustle and bustle that 14 million people provide.  

Tokyo offers everything; one-of-a-kind artisans, ridiculous sushi, intriguing sumo traditions, divine hot springs, epic skiing, beautiful Harajuku girls, endless shopping, crazy robot shows,...