The Heart of Kyoto

Today was predicted to be hot, so I stuck with light, airy fabrics and some of my favorite accessories from Pinkyotto. I’m loving their new Fall designs, so definitely check out their new collection! First stop: Kiyomizu-Dera—the temple of clear water—a Buddhist temple located halfway up Otowa Mountain in eastern Kyoto. I traveled by City Bus

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Clever in Kyoto

Today I boarded the Shinkansen super-express high-speed railway, traveling from Tokyo to Kyoto. It saddened me to leave Shinjuku and my genial host, Oto-san, but I was eager to continue my exploration of Japan. Oto-san on the balcony in his Shinjuku apartment While I will miss breakfast in Oto-san’s kitchen—with its view of Tokyo’s skyline—I’m

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Game, Set, Match

Earlier this week, I made friends with Emmanuel, a tennis chair umpire who is calling matches in Tokyo’s Toray Pan Pacific Open. Emmanual asked if I was interested in tickets for the tournament (Are you kidding me? YES!!!), and handed over tickets for the sweetest seats I’ve ever been comped. Because of travel conflicts, I missed opening

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Rome Meets Malibu

Today, we departed Santa Barbara and headed south to beautiful Malibu. Aside from having jaw-dropping scenery, Malibu is also known to host one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum, which houses more than 44,000 Greek and Roman antiquities on a gorgeous 64-acre compound. The Prometheus Wheel Ancient Roman jewlery Get the look:

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