If you ever find yourself wanting a different New York experience, take a trip to The High Line Park at the Lower West Side, Manhattan. The High Line is a great little spot for anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of Manhattan. It’s an incredibly modern linear park in the sky– an aerial greenway that runs through a line that will make you want to keep walking on and on and on.
Oh sakura season, why’d you have to end so soon? When my Dad and I arrived in Japan, it was already the tail-end of sakura season. In some parts of Japan the season was already over, but here in Takayama we were able to see a little bit of the magic that seems able to stop people on their tracks. It must be because it almost looks like the flowers are actually glowing in the sunlight. And just like I keep mentioning, this is my first time seeing cherry blossoms, so regardless of the fact that I couldn’t see cherry blossom season in its full glory I’ll take what I…