As a kid, I have always wanted to go to Tokyo. I have imagined myself walking across paths littered with cherry blossom petals, smelling the subtle and crisp aroma while some flowers are slowly falling on top of my hair. I’ve had this vision for years, and with research and some money-saving skills, I managed […]
I’ve heard about the Robot Restaurant for a while and had walked past it a number of times during my trips to Kabukicho in Shinjuku. It always seemed like a popular tourist attraction but at ¥8,000 per ticket (approx. $58 USD) at the door, it was a bit too steep to go out of pure curiosity. So […]
Last week, my sister and her long time boyfriend visited me in Japan for 5 days. Both were first timers which was why they were very excited. They arrived in Japan on December 10th and I picked them up at Narita Airport. Although they wanted to experience the train, we took a took bus from the […]
This was shot with natural light during the Zombie Walk in Yoyogi Park. The typical season for roses in Japan is between May and July. In Tokyo however, the peak bloom time is mid to late May.
R.a.a.g.f. Rabbit Café is a specialty shop in Harajuku where you can play with the rabbits and even adopt one. Although located in Shibuya, the nearest station to R.a.a.g.f. Rabbit Café is Meijijingumae or Harajuku Station. Reservation is not strictly required but it is strongly recommended because the place is really small and can only accommodate 5 to […]
Bumped into this shameless man several times taking photos of himself with his selfie stick while touring Meiji Shrine. This post is part of my Weekly Japan Photo Series. If you like my photographs, you can also follow me on Instagram.
Unlike other types of cherry blossoms, yaezakura are strong and aren’t easily blown away by the wind. Yaezakura have large flowers with thick pink petals. They bloom 3 to 4 weeks later than most five-petal variety of cherry blossoms. This post is part of my Weekly Japan Photo Series. If you like my photographs, […]