It was a dream come true for GENERAL HOSPITAL star Chad Duell when his girlfriend, Courtney Hope (Sally, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) surprised him with a trip to Japan! “It’s been a dream of mine for years,” the actor posted to Instagram, “and finally experienced it. Thank you, my love, Courtney, for surprising me and making this such an amazing experience!”
The happy couple shared some of their adventures via the spectacular photos that each of them shared to their Instagram pages. While taking a break from their work at GH and B&B, Duell and Hope enjoyed the sights and sounds of Japan, including Mt. Fuji, Buddhist temples, a zoo full of monkeys, and something called Robot Restaurant which looks… well, let’s just say interesting! Check out this brief clip of the entertainment Duell captured!
This is the second overseas trip that the pair has taken this year. Back in June, Hope traveled to Monaco to film some episodes of B&B on location, and Duell tagged along. After her work was done, they jetted over to Italy for a romantic getaway!
Hope was inspired by the breathtaking scenery and the impressive temples of Japan, and took that home to California with her. “This trip has taught me so much more about priority and value,” she confided. “I’ve finally truly understood the core of what makes me whole. Thank you, Japan, for sharing your culture with me. And thank you, Lord, for allowing me this experience individually and with the man I love.”
Check out some of the highlights of Duell and Hope’s trip to Japan in the photos below! And for more on your favorite daytime stars, keep reading Soaps In Depth magazine!
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