Continuing the spirit of adventure, Day 4 like Day 3 was very much about taking on the unknown. Instead of staying in the hotel till it was time to head to the airport, as I typically would do, I set out once again to explore the neighbourhood and find somewhere nice for lunch. After close… Continue reading 75 hours in Tokyo ~ Day 4
If Day 2 were all about rediscovering who I was, Day 3 would be mainly about rediscovering the city as I walked from Harajuku to Shibuya to Aoyama, places I have visited frequently since my first visit in 2001. I thought I knew these places well, but I found that I did not quite fully… Continue reading 75 hours in Tokyo ~ Day 3
Day 2 started at 8:30 am, after 10 hours of good sleep. Rested, I felt more ready to see the city, to experience the sights and sounds that were to come. I decided to do something I never did, which was to try a brand new food option, Tempura Kurokawa at the outer Tsukiji market.… Continue reading 75 hours in Tokyo ~ Day 2
Tokyo is a place I go to whenever I needed some time alone to clear my mind, and so here I am again, slightly more than a year after my last visit in Jun 2015, to reflect, recharge and reacquaint myself with my favourite city. Even though this trip was originally intended as a short break… Continue reading 75 hours in Tokyo ~ Day 1
First road trip in Japan and second time in Hokkaido, as mentioned in my earlier post, I approached my June vacation with mixed feelings. Reflecting on my trip, I found little words to truly describe how I felt, which led to the decision to present my break (for a change) using photos, an album for… Continue reading Hi again, Hokkaido!
After an extremely busy first half of the year, I am finally flying away for my very first break today. And 9 Jun is really just like any other ordinary day, other than the fact that it marked the beginning of my short vacation to Hokkaido. This trip too, would have just been another ordinary… Continue reading A walk down memory lane
After being in Taiwan for 5 days now, this was the first day we were greeted with clear blue skies, and you can thus imagine how thrilled we were. However, as with all things, there were always pros and cons, the clear skies meant warmer day to the point where it felt as hot as… Continue reading Feeling blue… In a good way