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Things I Wanna’ Tick Off My Japan Bucket List

Things I Wanna’ Tick Off My Japan Bucket List

My biggest regret was that I was really ill during our holiday in Japan… So today’s post is about my ultimate Japan travel bucketlist for next time!
Top 10 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan

From cute desserts to even cuter maid cafes – here are the top 10 things to do (and see) in Tokyo, Japan, as well as some key tips!
Whimsical Wandering: Himeji Castle & Hello Kitty Café

Whimsical Wandering: Himeji Castle & Hello Kitty Café

Most castles in England are in ruins, so you could imagine what it was like for me to see a fully-formed and beautiful Himeji castle in Japan. It was a real building – all standing proud on top of a hill, and it looked amazing. I had seen photos of it …

Todai-ji Temple and Butt-Biting Deer in Nara

Todai-ji Temple and Butt-Biting Deer in Nara

While I did not enjoy getting my butt bit by a deer, it was an experience going to Nara. It was quite far from where we were staying in Kyoto so we made the decision to just visit the Todai-ji Temple and boy did we make a good choice. I had …

Roaming the Fushimi Inari-Taisha

Roaming the Fushimi Inari-Taisha

The Fushimi Inari-Taisha was beautiful, and I couldn’t wait to run up the mountain and through the 1000 torii gates. Here’s how we spent our day there!
I Left My Heart in Tokyo: Gyaru Life in Shibuya!

I Left My Heart in Tokyo: Gyaru Life in Shibuya!

I remember the excitement building as I stood grasping onto the train handles, counting down the stops on the Yamanote line to Shibuya. I have been waiting for this moment ever since I found out about gyaru – it is the birthplace of gyaru after all, and I couldn’t wait to …

Chasing Cherry Blossoms

Chasing Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossoms are my favourite flower; there’s just something so beautiful about their ephemeral state and it was the thing I was looking forward to the most during our stay in Japan. You could imagine my dismay when we arrived and it was too cold for them to bloom… It wasn’t …

My Japan Haul – DaTuRa, MA*RS, Sanrio and Many More

My Japan Haul – DaTuRa, MA*RS, Sanrio and Many More

I’ve been to Japan and haven’t bought a thing – said no one ever! I’m still on the road to financial recovery haha. Here’s my Japan haul!
Chilling with Hello Kitty – My Trip to Sanrio Puroland!

Chilling with Hello Kitty – My Trip to Sanrio Puroland!

I’ve loved Hello Kitty since I was 8 yrs old, so when I found myself standing in front of Sanrio Puroland I was so happy! Here’s how we spent the day there.