Toji temple is one of Kyoto’s many UNESCO world heritage sites, but that’s not the only reason why the temple has become so famous all across Japan. On the 21st of every month, Toji temple, situated just outside Kyoto station, … Continue reading Why you should visit a Japanese temple flea market!
I’d been looking forward to St. Patrick’s day because I’ve heard a lot about the parade. I know it’s an Irish holiday, but I figured that the proximity might mean that it’s popular in the UK as well. My friends … Continue reading UK 17/03 | St Patrick’s day & Columbia Road Flower Market
If there’s anything I like more than nature, it’s food. You know, being in the UK had really put a damper on my enthusiasm for food. Not because aLl FoOd iN tHe uK Is bAd as some like to claim, … Continue reading UK 16/03 | Borough Market & Shakespeare’s Globe
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
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
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
Day 17 started with us receiving our test papers and grades. To my surprise, I did pretty well (a real miracle considering I spent most of my days playing). We then continued our preparations for the skit, which was to … Continue reading Day 17 | Toji flea market & Kyoto station
For day 4, I wanted to go somewhere that did not take up too much time, since I had a quiz (cries) the next day, but refused to waste a day just studying. I was only going to be in … Continue reading Day 4 | Nishiki food market