April 2, 2016 This morning I had to check out from Furumaya House to head to my new host family in Takatsuki, Osaka. It’s a bittersweet feeling because I feel sad that I’m leaving this beautiful farm house and will miss the delicious homecooked meals by Sakaya-san but at the same time I am excited … More Japan Day 7 -Reunited in Osaka
April 1, 2016 It’s April Fools day but I’m not fooling around when I say that staying at this farmhouse called Furumaya House at Fukuchiyama,Kyoto is probably one of the best decisions I made in my life so far! Haha! Ohayougozaimasu! I had a very good sleep last night. It is my first time to … More Japan Day 6 -Fukuchiyama (Kyoto Countryside)
March 31, 2016 Today is my last day in Tokyo and I woke up at 9am (though still sleepy from last night) to pick up the pocket wifi that I rented from Global Advanced Communication, one of the leading internet provider company in Japan and to do some last minute shopping for souvenirs at Nakamise … More Japan Day 5 – Sayonara Asakusa, Hello Kyoto!
March 30, 2016 I woke up really excited for today! Not just because I’m going to eat sushi for breakfast with my housemates Elizio and Eliot but I will also be catching up with my Filipino friends, Kenji and Stephen in Ginza later! First, I’m headed to Tsukiji Fish Market to eat some sushi. Tsukiji … More Japan Day 4 – Ginza and Roppongi
March 29, 2016 It’s my third day in Tokyo and I still can’t get used to the cold weather.Today I finally wore pants and a thicker jacket to warm me up a little haha! For breakfast, I bought an onigiri at 7-11 and had no idea what’s in it. When I took a bite, I … More Japan Day 3 -Akihabara and Edo Tokyo Museum
March 28, 2016 Day 2 Here we go! I checked my luggage and I conclude that I packed the wrong wardrobe! Hahah all my planned outfits are not fit for the cold weather in Japan (at least for me haha) But as always, I just suck it in and go on with my itinerary. Today … More Japan Day 2 – Spring in Tokyo
Ohayou gozaimasu! I’m finally travelling to Japan for the first time! After months of preparation and anticipation, the day has finally arrived where I get to live my dream to step into the land of the rising sun! I left my apartment in Makati at 4am knowing it will only take 10 minutes to … More Japan Day 1 – Tokyo 03/27/16 – Cherry Blossom Season