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What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

Getting to Nagasaki From Fukuoka to Nagasaki “Two bus tickets to Nagasaki, please. Via Hakata.” The ticketing officer at Fukuoka Airport looked at us in bewilderment. Then, he tried his best to explain in English that it was a bad idea. Upon his advice, we […]

Night View of Mount Inasa (Nagasaki)

Night View of Mount Inasa (Nagasaki)

About Mount Inasa The night view of Mount Inasa (稲佐山, Inasayama) is said to be one of Japan’s three best night views. The other two belong to night views from Mount Hakodate, and of Mount Rokko and Mount Maya. The former has panoramic view of […]

Nagasaki Glover Garden and Oura Church

Nagasaki Glover Garden and Oura Church

About Nagasaki Glover Garden and Oura Church Glover Garden Glover Garden (グラバー園, Glover-en) is located on the hill where Western merchants settled down after the end of Japanese government’s Seclusion Policy in 1853. It is a large sprawling garden which houses the Former Glover Residence […]

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park

An elderly man sat diagonally opposite of me. Two girls in uniform stood near the door of the tram. They were talking in low voices in their beautiful Japanese language, without any cares in the world. I looked at my hubby opposite of me and […]

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 […]


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