THE RAIN FLOWER

The month of June comes as the rainy season in Japan. They call it tsuyu. It happens as a transition between the end of spring and the beginning of summer. Everyone is expecting for long rainy days, although this year, rain has been noticeably scarce โ€“ must have been because of the drastic change of […]

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SPRING!

Birds chirping their happy songs, flowers bloom in the most beautiful way, long nights turned to bright breezy days; itโ€™s indeed the season of spring! Another tap in the back for me for surviving shivers and frostbites. This year has been rather tough since my winter days mostly consist of leaving to work at 6:40 […]

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CELEBRATING AUTUMN

Right after being stoked in awe to see the firing color trees of Yamanakako (story in my previous blog), we drove off to revisit yet another outstanding lake of Mt. Fuji, Kawaguchiko. Yes, we’ve been here just a couple of weeks ago. But when we found out that they are currently celebrating their autumn festival […]

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COLOR THE SKY AT HANABI FESTIVAL

As we reached half way through 2016, we are also celebrating the peak of the summer season (unless it isn’t summer in your place). Here in Japan, the way they celebrate it is quite shiny and loud -literally though. Hanabi Festival or Fireworks Festival has been part of the country’s long – long tradition. Each […]

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SOAKING IN SOME BEVERAGE AT HAKONE YUNESSUN

When looking for anything out from the ordinary, Japan hasย established quite a name to anything that is interesting or just straight up awesome! Having the advantage to be living in this country, I wouldn’t miss a chance to any of those. Now that is summer, we thought that it’s the perfect timing to go out […]

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Shibazakura a Beauty to Behold

To mark, it’s officially been a year since I first visited Japan. I was here on vacation for 9 days (and it was the best 9 days of my life). Trying out things and seeing places I have never thought existed until I had my first plane ticket abroad. People asked me what was the […]

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Spring Love

Before anything else, I would like to give myself a tap in the back for surviving all the way through the cold winter. I feel like I should consider this as a self accomplishment since this is my first time to experience a season definitely far colder than I used too without getting all sick […]

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AN ICY ADVENTURE

Winter season might be one of my most anticipated season since I moved to Japan. For those of you who might not be aware, I came from a country bestowed with a tropical climate almost all year around. So before the cold season will make its last wave goodbye this year, me and my husband […]

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RELAXING THE JAPANESE WAY

It’s almost the third month of the year and thatย means season of spring is also just around the corner! So we planned a trip to the northern side of the country to make the most of what the winter season has to offer before we say our hello to the beautiful cherry blossoms. I remember […]

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NEW YEAR FEAST

Akemashite Omedetou! Or Happy New Year everyone! Who doesn’t love a new year? It’s a chance to begin again or to be better than the previous year. Whatever phase you are at right now in your life, I’m sure knowing that it’s another new year feels somehow like a good refresher! So as you already […]

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