Solo in Tokyo (Day 3): Exploring More of Shibuya

After my visit to the Meiji shrine, my next activity was to grab a quick lunch before going to my next location. Well I already knew where I had to go. My boss, who has been to Japan several times, recommended this takoyaki place named Gindaco Takoyaki. Thanks to Google Maps (as usual!), I saw… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 3): Exploring More of Shibuya

Book Reads: The Shack (William P. Young)

I first heard of "The Shack" during my vacation at the province during Holy Week this year. One of my cousins was recommending we watch this movie to be aired on local TV. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to join them. Fast forward to a few weeks and I was back at work, I randomly mentioned… Continue reading Book Reads: The Shack (William P. Young)

Solo in Tokyo (Day 3): Meiji Shrine

As the days of this dream sequence (a phrase I have fondly used to refer to this trip) are passing by, I was learning more and more about myself. This is the first time I have been alone for days in a different country, and I am experiencing lots of new things, and thus learning… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 3): Meiji Shrine

Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): The Unexpected Encounter

This happened in my return to Sumida Park. After my quick stop at the Ushijima Shrine, I began walking back to Sumida park grounds. As I was passing by the park with the pond (and with all the locals doing hanami), this memorable event started to take place. A young woman, around my age, who… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): The Unexpected Encounter

Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Return to Sumida Park + Encounters + Reflections

The stretch of the Sumida Park that I already walked through is apparently just a glimpse of the whole park itself. On the other side is another stretch of cherry blossoms parallel to the Sumida river. I noticed that the boat that cruises along the river is more visible here compared to the other side,… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Return to Sumida Park + Encounters + Reflections

Clow Cards: A Reading

During my Tokyo trip, I purchased a Clow Card set based on the anime Cardcaptor Sakura. I was obsessed with this anime when I was in elementary. The anime series had a comeback last year, and I am glad to say that I am still into it. 🙂 It has always been my childhood dream… Continue reading Clow Cards: A Reading

A TVXQ! Concert in Manila (Finally!!!)

Sometimes dreams can span years before being materialized. You'll just have to always keep the faith. And yes, it is finally happening. In two month's time, TVXQ! will be holding their first ever concert here in Manila, and we can't be happier that Pulp Live World will be handling this event. https://www.facebook.com/pulpliveworldprod/posts/2384577511573305 Happee Sy is… Continue reading A TVXQ! Concert in Manila (Finally!!!)

Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Morning Stroll at Sumida Park

After my visit at the Sensoji Temple, my next item on my itinerary was to go visit Sumida Park where the last day of the Cherry Blossom Festival was to be held. The park was also at the Asakusa area and was just a short walk from the shrine.With the ever dependable Google Maps on… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Morning Stroll at Sumida Park

Solo in Tokyo: The Journey

And this is how it starts… The day of my most awaited trip finally came. I saw the countdown timer app on my phone displaying The Day. Yes, this is finally happening. The Preparation I only slept for less than 3 hours but I felt like I had a full night's sleep that morning. The… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo: The Journey

Solo in Tokyo: An Introduction

I just landed yesterday from a nine-day soul searching trip in Tokyo, Japan. I have booked and planned for this trip since June of the previous year and honestly the planning stage was a bit stressful for me. This was my first ever solo trip in a city that I will be visiting for the… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo: An Introduction