Tokyo Blog

Harajuku: A look-around amidst coronavirus

Let's take you back to Tokyo Harajuku in the peri-pandemic world. The newly opened IKEA in Harajuku's recently renovated building called "WITH HARAJUKU" caught a lot of Tokyoites and IKEA lovers' attention.   It’s a decent 2-level store on the second floor, where you can find pretty much what you need from IKEA but please be… Continue reading Harajuku: A look-around amidst coronavirus

Travel Journal

Taking the unbeaten path to Itako and Ibaraki’s hidden towns

Located at the edge of the Kanto region facing the Pacific, Ibaraki prefecture is known for its Capital Mito city, Hitachi seaside park and its double-peaked Mountain Tsukuba. In this blog post, we'll take an unfamiliar route to Itako, Namegata, and Kashima. Itako In Japan, Itako city is well known for its Iris garden in… Continue reading Taking the unbeaten path to Itako and Ibaraki’s hidden towns

Tokyo Blog

Shinjuku Night

Hello, people of the internet!  In this post I will be sharing a fun night I had in Shinjuku and hope this gives you an idea what residents here would do on a weekend in this city. First of all, this was supposed to be a double date bowling night with Nanay Rachel and Kuya… Continue reading Shinjuku Night

KUMU Blogs

Starhunt Global Showdown Audition

Magandang araw pipol op da Pilipins! Kung kayo ay mga tunay kong kaibigan irl mabuhay ka dahil nag babasa ka pala ng blog ko! Kung ikaw naman ay napadaan dahil nanunuod ka ng livestreams ko sa Kumu, mabuhay ka't isa kang dakilang manunuod! If you're a foreigner or do not speak Filipino, this post may… Continue reading Starhunt Global Showdown Audition

Travel Journal

Arrival in Kanazawa and Exploring the Ancient Samurai District

Konnichiwa Mina-san! Sorry, this blog post is late but it’s better late than never. Last week I decided to finally visit Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture Japan. As usual, I used Willer express bus to get there and to book my stay. This is also NOT a sponsored blog. I booked the bus and… Continue reading Arrival in Kanazawa and Exploring the Ancient Samurai District

Tokyo Blog

“Kulitan” at TeamLabs BORDERLESS world in Odaiba

こんにちは、みなさん!Hello everyone! I went to another TeamLabs exhibit here in Japan and it’s their permanent exhibit called Borderless world. This time I went with ate Tara, a Filipino friend I met from my Japanese language school. Odaiba is probably our favorite hangout place, so we went to the TeamLabs exhibit near Aomi station. The… Continue reading “Kulitan” at TeamLabs BORDERLESS world in Odaiba

Travel Journal

Utsunomiya: The Gyoza Town and Home of the Oya stone

Let’s go explore Tochigi’s capital and Gyoza town, Utsunomiya. We were fortunate enough to be invited by the Yamada Family in Utsunomiya, who accommodated our stay there for one night. Giving us a taste of authentic Japanese hospitality in their lovely home. GYOZA TOWN We arrived in Utsunomiya during the O-Shogatsu, which is a… Continue reading Utsunomiya: The Gyoza Town and Home of the Oya stone

Tokyo Blog

2018’s Fascinating Tokyo Winter Illuminations

Hello everyone! Welcome to another キラキラ winter blog series! Since the first week of December, I’ve been going around Tokyo, admiring its annual winter Illuminations. So here are all the places I visited, in case you missed Tokyo’s winter dancing lights. You can also watch the video below! Tokyo MidTown Soap Bubble Illumination (November… Continue reading 2018’s Fascinating Tokyo Winter Illuminations