Solo in Tokyo (Day 5): Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

I know I've been saying this for every day of this trip so far, but honestly hands down, this is the highlight! This is the day when I experienced events that I know I will remember for the rest of my life. Writing about it now, everything already feels like a dream... 🌸❄ For my… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 5): Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

Shawarm Buddies: Shawarma & Kebab (Best-tasting in Town!)

I just want to rave about this restaurant all because the food is just so good. I love shawarma, and theirs is the best one I've tasted so far. 😋 Last month, I finally had a chance to visit my colleague's restaurant which she and her husband kickstarted from scratch -- all from the menu… Continue reading Shawarm Buddies: Shawarma & Kebab (Best-tasting in Town!)

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): 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

Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Calaugh Cat Cafe

Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Calaugh Cat Cafe I started to write the initial draft of this post inside a cat cafe at Asakusa named Calaugh Cat Cafe. This was a very random unplanned visit because I wanted to stay within the area until the evening to do some cherry blossoms night viewing. Navigating to… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Calaugh Cat Cafe

Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Lunch at Suke6 Diner

Navigating through Google Maps around Tokyo was such a flawless task. It felt like I was just actually in a treasure hunting game. This was the feeling while searching for this restaurant that I researched via Yelp called Suke6 Diner, which had high ratings on the site. Since I was just one customer, I just… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Lunch at Suke6 Diner

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 (Day 2): Sensoji Temple

For this trip, I brought with me my iPad (the one that I luckily won during one media event) and bluetooth keyboard. I have just recently discovered working and writing on the blog via this setup and I thought it was perfectly timed for this trip. I realized that really, writing is my method of… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 2): Sensoji Temple

Seoul Trip 2016: Day 3 ~ Insadong Night Market

Yup, this trip is already 3 years ago, and I am still catching up with the travel posts! I still have a number of these on my drafts folder and my goal is to publish them all this quarter (or this year 😅)As the night enveloped Seoul City, we checked our itinerary on where to… Continue reading Seoul Trip 2016: Day 3 ~ Insadong Night Market

Seoul Trip 2016: Day 3 ~ Samcheongdong Road & Bukchon Hanok Village

After going to Gyeongbokgung to do some nifty photoshoots, we walked to the direction (where Google Maps pointed us) to reach the infamous Bukchon Hanok Village. Again, this is not my first time to do this because me and my sister attempted to go there during my first trip in Seoul. I say attempted, because well we… Continue reading Seoul Trip 2016: Day 3 ~ Samcheongdong Road & Bukchon Hanok Village