Kura Sushi is an extremely popular sushi chain that can literally be found everywhere in Japan, and for good reason – it takes everyone’s favourite conveyer belt sushi and adds a fun element by introducing a lucky draw. And the … Continue reading Sushi in Japan that won’t Break your Bank Account – Kura Sushi
Before I came to the UK, I had 3 goals – watch Les Mis (check!), Watch Would I Lie To You (my favourite British panel show) live, and go for an EPL football match. I didn’t make concrete plans for … Continue reading UK 2/03 | EPL: Arsenal vs Tottenham & Camden Market
Just a gallery of my favourite photos from my Japan trip. Enjoy! Ryoan-ji Kinkaku-ji Fushimi Inari Wagashi Workshop Arashiyama Taizo-in Okonomiyaki Nijo Castle Hirano Shrine Yakitori Nara park Dotonbori Omi Jingu Enryakuji Choco banana crepe! Kurama Dera Taiyaki Akihabara Ghibli … Continue reading My favourite Japan photos ♡
During my exchange programme at Kyoto, my friends and I had set aside our first weekend for a trip to Nara. We had purposely chosen to go to Nara on that day because of a festival that was going to … Continue reading Japanese Festivals are AMAZING – Why You Should Include One in Your Itinerary!
So, I’m not Chinese, but being Singaporean, I grew up around Chinese people and have many Chinese friends. Being here in the UK for exchange meant that some of them were missing Chinese New Year with their families for the … Continue reading UK 10/02 | Chinese New Year in London and M&M world
Nishiki Food Market is one of the best places to visit in Kyoto for a break between visiting temples. Nestled in a busy shopping district, it’s a definite must-go for any self proclaimed foodie like myself. Before you enter, be … Continue reading Why you should visit Nishiki Market- Kyoto’s Food Paradise
Ask the locals of Kyoto and they will definitely know Jumbo Okonomiyaki. The popular diner was one of the first things recommended to us by several of our buddies and even our teachers at the university, and so we immediately … Continue reading Food of Kyoto- Jumbo Okonomiyaki
Week 1 was a bit of a tiring week, with new adjustments and having to deal with meeting new people. I had finally made some friends (what an achievent) and we had decided to go to St. Albans, a nearby … Continue reading UK 26/01 | St. Albans
The tea ceremony, or Chado, is one of the most famous and deeply rooted activities in the Japanese culture. With its roots in zen Buddhism, the ceremony has been refined and perfected over hundreds of years. When I was in … Continue reading Why you should go for a Tea Ceremony- The Perfect Way To Experience Japanese Culture
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi, which are traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea, or alone as a dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness, and are tailored to suit … Continue reading These 12 Japnese confectionery will leave your mouth watering!