Jen and Tyler
Taking time out of your lives to share our special day with us is already such a meaningful gesture that we certainly don't need anything more. However, in the event that you would like to give us a gift, we have decided to forgo the traditional wedding registry and opt for a honeymoon registry instead. If something strikes your fancy and you feel inclined to contribute, we would be most appreciative—though of course to us the most important thing is simply having you in our lives. Traveling to Japan together has been on our bucket lists for many years now and we're so excited to share the memories with you when we return!Japan Nara, Japan Kyoto, Japan Minato, Japan Sumida, Japan
Sensoji is Tokyo's oldest (and most visited) temple. It's also the site of Tokyo's biggest festival: the Sanja Matsuri.
Tokyo Tower is the classic place to see Tokyo from the sky. It's still one of the most famous buildings in Japan.
Tokyo Imperial Palace sits at the former site of Edo Castle — one of the greatest Engineering feats in history. Two large parks are open to the public on the grounds of the palace: Imperial Palace ...
Meiji Shrine (Meiji Jingu) is Japan's busiest shrine. There always seems to be a holiday, event, festival, wedding or ritual happening here. It's a great place to see life in Tokyo.
Tokyo Sky Tree is the second highest structure in the world. It offers breathtaking views of the city. There's also an aquarium onsite.
Odaiba is a large artificial island that features entertainment, restaurants and shopping complexes. Attractions include Fuji Television Building (one of Japan's most popular TV stations), a huge G...
Akihabara is otaku paradise. It's the best place in Tokyo to find electronics, anime and manga. It's possible to find obscure items in Akihabara such as robot parts.
Kabuki is a traditional Japanese drama that includes elements of dance and comedy. Men play all the female roles in a Kabuki play and Kabuki is known for its elaborate makeup.
Sumo is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō) or to touch the ground with anything other than the s...
Ghibli Museum is a museum showcasing the work of the Japanese animation studio Studio Ghibli. It is located in Inokashira Park in Mitaka, a western city of Tokyo, Japan. The museum combines feature...
Dozens of huge fish tanks with 300 species including dolphins, turtles, mana rays, sharks, sea lions and penguins.
Kaiten-zushi is a sushi restaurant where the plates with the sushi are placed on a rotating conveyor belt that winds through the restaurant and moves past every table and counter seat. Customers ma...
Sugamo is a popular area of downtown Tokyo that is frequented by the over 80 crowd. There are many shops and landmarks in the area that have not changed for 70 years—it's like stepping back in tim...
Nara is about an hour from Kyoto by train. It's a medium sized city of 368,000 inhabitants. Nara was the first capital of Japan. It features a number of impressive temples and shrines including Tod...
Gion is one of Japan's most exclusive entertainment districts. Many of Gion's streets haven't changed all that much in the past 300 years. Geisha establishments, tea houses and fine restaurants dot...
Fushimi Inari Shrine is a photogenic shrine dedicated to Inari (the god of rice and business). Local businesses (eager to please Inari) donated the shrine's many gates (torii). The shrine stands...
Monkey Park Iwatayama is a commercial attraction that houses almost 200 Japanese macaque monkeys. Visitors can feed the monkeys and enjoy the park's grounds. Japanese macaque monkeys can be agg...