Showing posts from May, 2018

Rainy Travel: Falling in Love with Japan

I was on a good schedule, (one week book review, one week rainy thoughts and one week author review). But this month has been hectic! One, I got married! Two, I was in Japan for a whole week! So I'm a little off schedule, but I really wanted to do a blog post about Japan. It was my husband and I's first time out of the country. It was crazy, it was weird, it was hectic and it was the best time of our lives! I'm going to try to go as smoothly as possible, but be warned! This is blog post may be long! (with video at the end). So here are the different categories I will be discussing, in case you are planning a trip to Japan: Getting there Day 1 Food Culture Disney Tokyo Sea Akihabara Mount Fuji/Kawaguchiko Love Letter To Japan Getting There Getting to Japan felt like the longest day 2 days of our lives! First off, we actually booked our flight out of a city we were currently living in, about 5 hours away. We booked the flight before my fiance found a good j

Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

I was meaning to post this yesterday so that it would be part of April, but I ended up getting all the stuff for my self-publish book out for review! And heads up, you might not hear from me for the month of May, for I'm getting married and going to Japan! But I'll try to post at least once and go back to regular schedule. Anyways, onto the review of Erin Morgenstern 's #1 National Bestseller, The Night Circus . SPOILER ALERT! A Little Bit of Background Erin Morgenstern is a best-selling author, who is most famous for the book we are currently reviewing. She actually wrote The Night Circus during the span of 3 NaNoWriMos . She never thought of herself as a writer growing up, but did enjoy writing little random things here and there. She does not have any formal writing training, but that doesn't stop her from doing what she is passionate about.  As for the story, The Night Circus takes place in the late 1800's to early 1900's. It is definitely about