Finally made it back to Japan twice in the last three months. The purpose of those trips were for work so I was alone, and there was hardly time to explore. Nonetheless it was good to be back to my favorite travel destination. On my first visit I arrived at Narita which was about an… Continue reading Hello, Tokyo
These days it’s getting hotter and hotter in the Philippines, and my feet are itching to wander. My mind brings me back to April 2015 when D and I went to Tokyo for a spring holiday. We wanted to get out of the city, did a quick Google search and decided on a whim to… Continue reading Mount Takao
Sunrise at Mt. Fuji
A morning climb to Mt. Fuji in the comforts of my home, thanks to another highly recommended AirBnB Online Experience. Thank you to my sister who booked the climb for us!
Craving for Japanese kaiseki… I wonder when I can have this again?
Throwback Travels: Kyoto, Japan
First time D and I went to Japan was in 2010. Our main destination was Osaka, and we figured since we were already in the area, we might as well grab the chance to visit Kyoto. Prior to that actual trip our only glimpse of Japan was during layovers in Narita, and so we’ve always… Continue reading Throwback Travels: Kyoto, Japan
Oishi sushi lunch
Take Four: Food and Tokyo
All the food I ate in Tokyo, for the fourth time around.
A Maze of Books in Akihabara
A manga reader’s paradise located at Akihabara, Tokyo
My Sweet Tooth
Japan’s confectionery heaven
Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine
Takayama’s oldest shrine, Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine.
Why Japan’s convenience stores are literally, well, convenient
Japan’s convenient stores – literally a one stop shop
Tsukiji Honganji Temple
Such a lovely temple to behold at night.
Kamikochi: Japan Alps
Before May ends, let me tell you about the most beautiful place I’ve been to this month.
Matsumoto Timepiece Museum
Learning to appreciate different timepieces from medieval to modern times in Matsumoto City.
Miyagawa River, Takayama
Lovely finds as I walked and reflected at the beauty around me at Miyagawa River in Takayama.