Overview Itinerary of Northern Kyushu, Japan (Winter/Spring 2018)

Overview Itinerary of Northern Kyushu, Japan (Winter/Spring 2018)

Travelling with an Infant to Northern Kyushu (Japan)  Be sure to bookmark this page as I update my Itinerary of Northern Kyushu. It’s our first trip with Baby Evangeline and we went to a cold place for a road trip. What were we thinking of?! Baby Evangeline…

3 Places to Go for Babymoon in Asia

3 Places to Go for Babymoon in Asia

If you have been following this space, you will notice a long hiatus. That’s because I am busy being pregnant! Hehe. But thank God it has been a relatively easy pregnancy so far, good for a first time mum. :) With this baby and new house…

Hair and Body Products to buy in Japan’s Drugstores (Part 4)

Hair and Body Products to buy in Japan’s Drugstores (Part 4)

Other than the numerous facial care and make up products, there are many other hair and body products to buy in Japan’s Drugstores. With so many choices, it’s useful to research for the popular items people are getting. It will help you to refine your…

Make Up Products in Japan’s Drugstores  (Part 3B)

Make Up Products in Japan’s Drugstores (Part 3B)

There’s a vast collection of beauty products, including make up products in Japan’s drugstores. With so many choices, and I being a noob, I needed to research and find the gems that everyone’s grabbing. I also armed myself with local prices to compare when in Japan,…

Beauty Products in Japan’s Drugstores – Facial Care (Part 3A)

Beauty Products in Japan’s Drugstores – Facial Care (Part 3A)

Updated on 15 July 2018 There’s a vast collection of beauty products in Japan’s Drugstores, be it for body, hair or face. With so many choices, and I being a noob to Japanese beauty products, I needed to research and find the gems that everyone’s…

OTC Medicine in Japan’s Drugstores (Part 2)

OTC Medicine in Japan’s Drugstores (Part 2)

You can find many types of over the counter, OTC medicine in Japan’s drugstores. I’m surprised by the variety and quite a few of them have highly raved reviews online. However, with everything written in Japanese, you wouldn’t know what medicine to buy unless you…

Drugstores in Japan (Part 1)

Drugstores in Japan (Part 1)

You should never skip a visit to the drugstores in Japan. It’s where you can find a vast collection of Japanese beauty products at a “bargain”–your cosmetics, facial care, body care, etc. Not only that, you can also find effective over the counter (“OTC”) medicine, household…

Shimokitazawa | Tokyo, Japan

Shimokitazawa | Tokyo, Japan

On our way back to Shinjuku from Doraemon Museum, we passed by Shimokitazawa, commonly known as Shimokita. It’s only a few stops away from Shinjuku station. Located at the western part of Tokyo, Shimokita is a small hipster town that’s popular among the young crowd. It’s comparably smaller…

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Spring Sakura

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Spring Sakura

After all the shopping and eating in Shinjuku (“What to Do at Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan?“,“What to Eat in Shinjuku Tokyo? (Part 1)” and “(Part 2)“), I needed to find some respite in the nature. So glad there’s a huge garden, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, walkable from…

What to Do at Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan?

What to Do at Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan?

Other than Ginza, Shibuya and Harajuku (Nature or Shopping), Shinjuku is the other famous district of Tokyo. So, what to do at Shinjuku? Tonnes! Firstly, we stayed in Shinjuku We were contemplating where to base ourselves in Tokyo — Shibuya or Shinjuku? Many advice pointed us to stay in Shinjuku because…

What to Eat in Shinjuku Tokyo? (Part 2)

What to Eat in Shinjuku Tokyo? (Part 2)

For food lovers hunting for good food around Tokyo, I’m writing a series of the food we tried (or almost tried) around Ginza, Harajuku, Shibuya and Shinjuku. Look out for our honest reviews. :P First it was “What to Eat in Ginza“, then “What to Eat in Harajuku and…

What to Eat in Shinjuku Tokyo? (Part 1)

What to Eat in Shinjuku Tokyo? (Part 1)

For food lovers hunting for good food around Tokyo, I’m writing a series of the food we tried (or almost tried) around Ginza, Harajuku, Shibuya and Shinjuku. Look out for our honest reviews. :P First it was “What to Eat in Ginza“, then “What to Eat in Harajuku and…