Celebrating 100 Blog Posts!

As we reach the beginning of February the novelty of the new year starts to wear off, but here at It’s a Schmahl World, we are celebrating a blogging milestone! Today we are posting our 100th post! When we started this blog to write about our travels, we didn’t expect to be where we are…

Nikko, Japan in a Day

On my recent trip to Japan, we decided to take a day trip to Nikko, just a 45 minute train ride from Utsunomiya where we were staying!¬†Once at the train station we bought bus tickets which let us get on and off buses without having to pay a fare each time. There were 2 different…

Visiting Nikko, Japan: Toshogu Shrine

This summer I was lucky enough to have a work trip for 2 weeks in Utsunomiya, Japan. Only a 45 minute train ride away, we had to head to Nikko, Japan for a day! Our main stop of the day was¬†Toshogu Shrine. Toshogu is a World Heritage Site and the final resting place of Tokugawa…