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Things to do in Matsumoto

Things to do in Matsumoto

Matsumoto 松本 is one of the cities in Nagano Prefecture, located about 2 hours away from Nagoya on JR limited express and it is famous for its original castle – Matsumotojo. Besides that, it is also the gateway to many Japanese Alps. And this is […]






Japan Trip 2018: 10D9N in Nagoya, Matsumoto, Toyama, Takayama & Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Japan Trip 2018: 10D9N in Nagoya, Matsumoto, Toyama, Takayama & Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Sorry for updating this late and sorry that once again, I am going to brush up the blog with more write up and photos on my japan trip. I hope this won’t bore you guys. I have just come back from my trip about 2 […]






Things to do in Aso

Things to do in Aso

Exploring Aso comes easy with a “car” as the main transportation. Therefore, my family and I decided to rent a “travel buddy” on the road. We picked up our pre-booked rental car from Times Car Rental and got ready for road trip. For those who […]






TOKYO: Ueno Park 上野公園

TOKYO: Ueno Park 上野公園

Soon, very soon, all sort of social media platform especially Instagram and Facebook will be full of cherry blossom’s photos. Ueno Park 上野公園






Things to do in Hakone

Things to do in Hakone

Located at the foot of marvelous Mount Fuji, Hakone is a place that is famous for its natural hot springs and magnificent view of the calm Lake Ashi. It is often a top pick destination among the Japanese who reside in Tokyo to drop by […]






TOKYO: Ippudo Ramen 博多一風堂

TOKYO: Ippudo Ramen 博多一風堂

Ippudo Ramen 博多一風堂 Originated from Hakata; it is a Japanese ramen chain that is very famous for its tonkotsu ramen. This Hakata style ramen is founded by Ramen King, Shigemi Kawahara and there are over 65 stores in Japan and internationally such as New York, […]






TOKYO: AFURI Ramen 阿夫利

TOKYO: AFURI Ramen 阿夫利

AFURI Ramen A popular ramen shop in Japan that is famous for its refreshing yuzu ramen and grilled pork. It is said that the water used is from the wells of Mount Afuri in Kanagawa, and so that’s the name of the shop. It has […]






3 Places to shop for “Zakka” items in Tokyo

3 Places to shop for “Zakka” items in Tokyo

Who doesn’t love shopping in Japan?! Especially the newest make ups and skin care, latest health supplement, stationary and all sort of limited edition kawaii stuff. “Japan, just take all my money!!!” that is what I always said when I was in Japan. Recently, I […]






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