Posts Tagged: Travel

Mori Art Store

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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

Origami Kaikan

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 1 (Oct 27, 2015) I was quite excited to plan for the last day of my trip last year because I had the liberty to choose places I do not usually go to when more

Origami Kaikan

Tokyo¬†Series Day 8 ‚Äď Part 1 (Oct 27, 2015) I was quite excited to plan for the last day of my trip last year because I had the liberty to choose places I do not usually go to when more

Tokyo Ramen Show Oct 2015

Tokyo¬†Series Day 7 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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

Reconnect in Japan

Tokyo Series Day 6 (Oct 25, 2015) The 6th day of our Tokyo leg was mainly to reconnect and build new relationships in Japan. First plan of the day was to meet up with my dear friend, Saki, who is like

Reconnect in Japan

Tokyo Series Day 6 (Oct 25, 2015) The 6th day of our Tokyo leg was mainly to reconnect and build new relationships in Japan. First plan of the day was to meet up with my dear friend, Saki, who is like

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

Ramen Hits in Tokyo

Tokyo Series Day 4 (Oct 23, 2015) From Nara, Reg and I headed back to Central Kyoto to pack our stuff and prepare for our Tokyo trip. We took the shinkansen (bullet train) from Kyoto Station and arrived in Tokyo after

Ramen Hits in Tokyo

Tokyo Series Day 4 (Oct 23, 2015) From Nara, Reg and I headed back to Central Kyoto to pack our stuff and prepare for our Tokyo trip. We took the shinkansen (bullet train) from Kyoto Station and arrived in Tokyo after

Nara – Todaiji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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