Posts Tagged: Travel & Discoveries

How To Eat Sushi

I realized I have been eating sushi wrong after watching this video by Tokyo’s Naomichi Yasuda. Watch how the master does it. Rule #1: Use fingers for sushi rolls Rule #2: Never combine ginger and sushi Rule #3: Never shake off soy

How To Eat Sushi

I realized I have been eating sushi wrong after watching this video by Tokyo’s Naomichi Yasuda. Watch how the master does it. Rule #1: Use fingers for sushi rolls Rule #2: Never combine ginger and sushi Rule #3: Never shake off soy

Living on the Edge of the Rockies

Rockies (930 MASL), Mt. Maculot, Cuenca, Batangas The Rockies of Mt. Maculot was worth the 1.5-hour hike however challenging I found the steep trail was. I’m not really fond of hiking as I prefer lounging around and basking in chill momentous scenery.

Living on the Edge of the Rockies

Rockies (930 MASL), Mt. Maculot, Cuenca, Batangas The Rockies of Mt. Maculot was worth the 1.5-hour hike however challenging I found the steep trail was. I’m not really fond of hiking as I prefer lounging around and basking in chill momentous scenery.

Japan with Love

My Japan trip last May 2013 will always have a special place in my heart. That trip marked very important milestones in my life and I will always be grateful for that time. My parents brought me and my brother

Japan with Love

My Japan trip last May 2013 will always have a special place in my heart. That trip marked very important milestones in my life and I will always be grateful for that time. My parents brought me and my brother

Tokyo Disney Sea

Japan Chronicles 12 – Tokyo Disney Sea (May 24, 2013) Here’s the last stretch of my Japan series. For the last day of our 8-day tour, we decided to go to Disney Sea instead of DisneyLand as Japan boasts highly

Tokyo Disney Sea

Japan Chronicles 12 – Tokyo Disney Sea (May 24, 2013) Here’s the last stretch of my Japan series. For the last day of our 8-day tour, we decided to go to Disney Sea instead of DisneyLand as Japan boasts highly

Shinjuku with Friends

Japan Chronicles 11 – Shinjuku Dinner with Friends (May 23, 2013) One of the things I will always be grateful for is when acquaintances turn to friendship. Last May 23, 2013, the last stop on our itinerary during our Tokyo

Shinjuku with Friends

Japan Chronicles 11 – Shinjuku Dinner with Friends (May 23, 2013) One of the things I will always be grateful for is when acquaintances turn to friendship. Last May 23, 2013, the last stop on our itinerary during our Tokyo

Shibuya Crossing

Japan Chronicles 10 – Shibuya Crossing (May 23, 2013) I remember Shibuya as one of the busiest areas in Tokyo, Japan that houses numerous food and fashion centers. It surrounds the Shibuya Station that is the busiest railway station as

Shibuya Crossing

Japan Chronicles 10 – Shibuya Crossing (May 23, 2013) I remember Shibuya as one of the busiest areas in Tokyo, Japan that houses numerous food and fashion centers. It surrounds the Shibuya Station that is the busiest railway station as

Sumo in Japan

Japan Chronicles 9  – Sumo Wrestling (May 23, 2013) Our timing of vacation in Japan luckily hit the season of sumo wrestling. It wasn’t part of the tour so I made sure we it was on our list of spots to visit

Sumo in Japan

Japan Chronicles 9  – Sumo Wrestling (May 23, 2013) Our timing of vacation in Japan luckily hit the season of sumo wrestling. It wasn’t part of the tour so I made sure we it was on our list of spots to visit

Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa Temple

Japan Chronicles 7 – Tokyo Sky Tree and Asakusa Kannon Temple Last May 22, 2013, one of the places my family and I visited as part of the tour was the Tokyo Skytree from across the body of water. It

Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa Temple

Japan Chronicles 7 – Tokyo Sky Tree and Asakusa Kannon Temple Last May 22, 2013, one of the places my family and I visited as part of the tour was the Tokyo Skytree from across the body of water. It

Mount Fuji and Sanrio Puroland

Japan Chronicles 6 – Mount Fuji and Sanrio Puroland A visit to Tokyo must include a trip to Mount Fuji at least! One of my favorite spots during our trip last summer (May 22, 2013) was seeing Mount Fuji from

Mount Fuji and Sanrio Puroland

Japan Chronicles 6 – Mount Fuji and Sanrio Puroland A visit to Tokyo must include a trip to Mount Fuji at least! One of my favorite spots during our trip last summer (May 22, 2013) was seeing Mount Fuji from

Cheers to 2014!

I already started living the first 6 days of 2014 and I can’t wait for what’s awaiting me this year! Hooooraaah! This year, I have set a number of goals for myself. Mind you, these are things I have never

Cheers to 2014!

I already started living the first 6 days of 2014 and I can’t wait for what’s awaiting me this year! Hooooraaah! This year, I have set a number of goals for myself. Mind you, these are things I have never

Here’s to the nights we felt alive.

Here’s to the nights we felt alive Here’s to the tears you knew you’d cry Here’s to goodbye  Tomorrow’s gonna come too soon By Eve 6, “Here’s to The Night” Year 2013 just came to a close for us here

Here’s to the nights we felt alive.

Here’s to the nights we felt alive Here’s to the tears you knew you’d cry Here’s to goodbye  Tomorrow’s gonna come too soon By Eve 6, “Here’s to The Night” Year 2013 just came to a close for us here

I’m back!

After two years, I’m finally back in Singapore. It’s that weird bittersweet feeling again. A part of me is ecstatic to be back because I missed the convenience and efficiency of the country but a part of me got reminded

I’m back!

After two years, I’m finally back in Singapore. It’s that weird bittersweet feeling again. A part of me is ecstatic to be back because I missed the convenience and efficiency of the country but a part of me got reminded

Gotemba and Ashidawa Experience

Japan Chronicles 5 – Gotemba Outlet and Ashidawa Experience To continue the 4th day of our trip last May 21, 2013, we headed to the famous Gotemba Outlet.  You’ll probably be surprised if I say that you can get branded

Gotemba and Ashidawa Experience

Japan Chronicles 5 – Gotemba Outlet and Ashidawa Experience To continue the 4th day of our trip last May 21, 2013, we headed to the famous Gotemba Outlet.  You’ll probably be surprised if I say that you can get branded

Japan Temples & Skyscrapers

Japan Chronicles 3 – Kiyomizu Temple, Gion District, Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building, Shabu-shabu Dinner (May 20, 2013) On a bright and sunny day, we headed out for our third day in Japan, touring various temples and skyscrapers to experience

Japan Temples & Skyscrapers

Japan Chronicles 3 – Kiyomizu Temple, Gion District, Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building, Shabu-shabu Dinner (May 20, 2013) On a bright and sunny day, we headed out for our third day in Japan, touring various temples and skyscrapers to experience

This Transition

I am now home enjoying a piece of warm doughnut as reward for surviving yet another day. It’s official, I’ve been working for a week now. The first three days last week almost took a toll on me as I

This Transition

I am now home enjoying a piece of warm doughnut as reward for surviving yet another day. It’s official, I’ve been working for a week now. The first three days last week almost took a toll on me as I