Posts Tagged: Tourist

Mori Art Store

Tokyo Series Day 8 – Part 4 (Oct 27, 2015) I wanted to see more art museums after visiting Sunnyhills but I was getting really exhausted by this time. After realizing that one of the museums I wanted to visit was closed, I

Mori Art Store

Tokyo Series Day 8 – Part 4 (Oct 27, 2015) I wanted to see more art museums after visiting Sunnyhills but I was getting really exhausted by this time. After realizing that one of the museums I wanted to visit was closed, I

Sunnyhills – Pineapple House

Tokyo Series Day 8 – Part 3 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I went to after Jimbocho was Sunnyhills, popular for their pineapple cakes from Taiwan. I wanted to see the pretty architecture with pineapple inspiration even if the location

Sunnyhills – Pineapple House

Tokyo Series Day 8 – Part 3 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I went to after Jimbocho was Sunnyhills, popular for their pineapple cakes from Taiwan. I wanted to see the pretty architecture with pineapple inspiration even if the location

Jimbocho

Tokyo Series Day 8 – Part 2 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I visited was Jimbocho, a neighborhood in Chiyoda, Tokyo that houses numerous stores with used books, antiques and publishing houses. Most of the books were in Japanese but

Jimbocho

Tokyo Series Day 8 – Part 2 (Oct 27, 2015) The next place I visited was Jimbocho, a neighborhood in Chiyoda, Tokyo that houses numerous stores with used books, antiques and publishing houses. Most of the books were in Japanese but

Tokyo Ramen Show Oct 2015

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 4 (Oct 26, 2015) The 4th part of our itinerary was one that Reg found online, The Tokyo Ramen Show. I was enthralled when he saw this event – what better way to experience ramen

Tokyo Ramen Show Oct 2015

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 4 (Oct 26, 2015) The 4th part of our itinerary was one that Reg found online, The Tokyo Ramen Show. I was enthralled when he saw this event – what better way to experience ramen

Asakusa Temple

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 3 (Oct 26, 2015) The 3rd part of our itinerary was the Asakusa Temple. I made sure that Reg saw this very popular tourist spot with colorful temples and pagoda. We entered through the Kaminarimon or

Asakusa Temple

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 3 (Oct 26, 2015) The 3rd part of our itinerary was the Asakusa Temple. I made sure that Reg saw this very popular tourist spot with colorful temples and pagoda. We entered through the Kaminarimon or

Stuffed in Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 2 (Oct 26, 2015) The 2nd part of our itinerary was to visit Tsukiji Fish Market. By this time, we already missed out on the morning’s hustle and bustle but I was sure there were

Stuffed in Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 2 (Oct 26, 2015) The 2nd part of our itinerary was to visit Tsukiji Fish Market. By this time, we already missed out on the morning’s hustle and bustle but I was sure there were

Meiji Shrine

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 1 (Oct 26, 2015) The 7th day of our Tokyo leg was Reg’s last full day in Japan. We tried to incorporate locations that we both liked until we realized that many tourist spots were

Meiji Shrine

Tokyo Series Day 7 – Part 1 (Oct 26, 2015) The 7th day of our Tokyo leg was Reg’s last full day in Japan. We tried to incorporate locations that we both liked until we realized that many tourist spots were

Mt. Fuji

Tokyo Series Day 5 (Oct 24, 2015) I can never get tired of seeing Mt. Fuji. I went there for the second time last Oct 24, 2015, this time, with my boy friend and his family. We were fortunate that there was

Mt. Fuji

Tokyo Series Day 5 (Oct 24, 2015) I can never get tired of seeing Mt. Fuji. I went there for the second time last Oct 24, 2015, this time, with my boy friend and his family. We were fortunate that there was

Lake Kawaguchi

Tokyo Series Day 5 (Oct 24, 2015) First full day in Tokyo was spent with Reg’s relative on a tour to Mt. Fuji. It included a side trip to Lake Kawaguchi and shopping in Gotemba. Lake Kawaguchi is the second largest

Lake Kawaguchi

Tokyo Series Day 5 (Oct 24, 2015) First full day in Tokyo was spent with Reg’s relative on a tour to Mt. Fuji. It included a side trip to Lake Kawaguchi and shopping in Gotemba. Lake Kawaguchi is the second largest

Nara – Todaiji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 4 (Oct 23, 2015) The last leg of the Nara adventure was the Todaiji Temple. At first, I did not want to enter anymore because it did not look special from outside. However, upon

Nara – Todaiji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 4 (Oct 23, 2015) The last leg of the Nara adventure was the Todaiji Temple. At first, I did not want to enter anymore because it did not look special from outside. However, upon

Nara – Nandaimon Gate

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 3 (Oct 23, 2015) After Isuien Garden, Reg and I walked towards the Nandaimon Gate where we met our deer friends! Bribe them with crackers and they will come chasing you. If you are lucky,

Nara – Nandaimon Gate

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 3 (Oct 23, 2015) After Isuien Garden, Reg and I walked towards the Nandaimon Gate where we met our deer friends! Bribe them with crackers and they will come chasing you. If you are lucky,

Nara – Isuien Garden

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 2 (Oct 23, 2015) Since Reg and I have seen the north, east, west and central Kyoto, the last part of our itinerary had to cover more parts of the south. We chose to

Nara – Isuien Garden

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 2 (Oct 23, 2015) Since Reg and I have seen the north, east, west and central Kyoto, the last part of our itinerary had to cover more parts of the south. We chose to

Arashiyama – Bamboo Grove & Jojakkoji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) After spending some time in Togetsukyo Bridge and Iwatayama Monkey Park, Reg and I had lunch first to gather some energy before another afternoon of long walk. We found some yummy Katsudon near

Arashiyama – Bamboo Grove & Jojakkoji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) After spending some time in Togetsukyo Bridge and Iwatayama Monkey Park, Reg and I had lunch first to gather some energy before another afternoon of long walk. We found some yummy Katsudon near

Arashiyama – Togetsukyo & Monkey Park

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) If you have gone to the main tourist spots in Central or West Kyoto, I suggest going to Arashiyama next. The places are so scenic, natural and beautiful, worth the extra effort to travel

Arashiyama – Togetsukyo & Monkey Park

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) If you have gone to the main tourist spots in Central or West Kyoto, I suggest going to Arashiyama next. The places are so scenic, natural and beautiful, worth the extra effort to travel

Fan Girl in Universal Studios Japan

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 2 (October 21, 2015) I don’t normally go to the same places when I travel abroad unless there is something new and spectacular to see in that place. It just so happened that the Harry Potter land

Fan Girl in Universal Studios Japan

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 2 (October 21, 2015) I don’t normally go to the same places when I travel abroad unless there is something new and spectacular to see in that place. It just so happened that the Harry Potter land