Month: June 2017

Travel Blog: Shirakawa-gō, UNESCO World Heritage

Travel Blog: Shirakawa-gō, UNESCO World Heritage

「おはよう、世界!」- Good Morning, World! 🙂 This time, let's take a trip to Southern Japan! Shirakawa is a hot-spot for tourist who came to see the small-yet-unique village called Shirakawa-go. It was declared as one of UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995 thanks to the locals dedication to preserved their traditional farm-house known as gassho-zukuri. The village … Continue reading Travel Blog: Shirakawa-gō, UNESCO World Heritage

Traveler’s Diary: RADWIMPS Asia Tour 2017 in Singapore

Traveler’s Diary: RADWIMPS Asia Tour 2017 in Singapore

RADWIMPS! Do I even need to introduce this super awesome band!? Ok, fine~ Taken straight from Wikipeida, the most reliable source there is: Radwimps (ラッドウインプスRaddo'uinpusu, stylized as RADWIMPS) is a Japanese rock band, who debuted independently in 2003 and later on major label Toshiba EMI in 2005. The band's name, Radwimps, was formed from two … Continue reading Traveler’s Diary: RADWIMPS Asia Tour 2017 in Singapore

Travel Blog: Spring Festival in Takayama

Travel Blog: Spring Festival in Takayama

Takayama Spring Festival, also known as Sanno Matsuri, is said to be the largest festival in Takayama. Each year the festival is held for two days, 14th and 15th of April, and is hosted by Hie Shrine. In total Takayama is home to 25 festival floats; 12 shown in Spring, 11 in Autumn, and 2 for … Continue reading Travel Blog: Spring Festival in Takayama

Travel Blog: Shinjuku, “The Garden of Words” Photo Hunting

Travel Blog: Shinjuku, “The Garden of Words” Photo Hunting

Shinjuku, as one of the popular district in Tokyo, is the home base to Makoto Shinkai's 2013 movie "The Garden of Words". The 46-minutes animation movie told a story of a high-school student aspiring to be a shoemaker and a mysterious woman he met on a rainy morning at Shinjuku Gyoen. As a huge fan of … Continue reading Travel Blog: Shinjuku, “The Garden of Words” Photo Hunting