People with Umbrellas – Japan

“Ame ga furimasune!“, which means It’s going to rain! is what you will hear when you are walking in the streets of Japan when it starts to drizzle. June to July is the rainy season, or “Tsuyu Baiu” in Japan. The cold winds out of Siberia float over the warm Pacific waters and their love

Tokyo Disneysea

After spending an entire super duper fun day at Tokyo Disneyland, we then head on to the one and only, Tokyo Disneysea! The famous Tokyo Disneysea is one of the best theme parks in the world and is unique only to Japan. It is the fastest theme park in the world to reach it’s 10

Tokyo Disneyland

Our final few days in Tokyo were spent without waste. As mentioned in my previous New Year post, we welcomed the new year of 2013 at the most happiest place on earth – Tokyo Disneyland! In fact, we spent two days there, one was at Disneyland and the other at Disneysea. Tokyo Disneyland is the

New Year Celebration 2012

The new year is one of the most important milestones and most celebrated holiday in the world. We were very fortunate to have spent another new year abroad and this time was in Japan. The Japanese, unlike the Chinese celebrates their new year on the 1st of January since the 19th century. However, the Japanese

Odaiba

After visiting the Tsukiji Market in the early morning, we decided to head down to Odaiba. It’s an enormous artificial island in Tokyo Bay. Built initially in 1850 for defensive purposes, it has now been expanded dramatically into a major shopping district and tons of entertainment built within. Though greatly nearby the ocean shore, Odaiba, along

Tsukiji Market & Sushi

One part of Tokyo comes to life before dawn and that’s Tokyo’s iconic Tsukiji Market. Part of our itinerary was to visit this awesome market and have the best sushi in the world. Tsukiji Market, or formally known as Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, is nevertheless the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. It’s

Doraemon Museum

It’s not exactly called Doraemon museum. It’s formally called the Fujiko·F·Fujio Museum. Why? Well, despite having Doraemon and gang overshadowing every part of this place, it’s actually a museum about the author and all of his creations. If you are a fan of Doraemon, Pa-man or Mojacko, then this beloved museum should be in your highlighted

Karuizawa

Again we travel out of Tokyo and headed slightly westward from Tokyo city. The both of us traveled up to this beautiful and peaceful location called Karuizawa. It is an upmarket mountain resort at the foot of the active volcano Mt Asama in Nagano Prefrecture. Hidden away a little north-ward and while it sits on