While Kyoto has become famous for its world renowned temples such as Kinkakuji and Kiyomizu Dera, the city is home to hundreds of other beautiful neighborhood temples and shrines, most of which carry significant heritage and history. Taizo-in is one … Continue reading Taizo-in Temple | Hidden Gems of Kyoto
Ryoan-ji is one of Kyoto’s many UNESCO world heritage sites and is easily my personal favourite Japanese temple. Right at the foot of the hills of Northern Kyoto, the temple offers a peaceful and tranquil experience, quite different from the … Continue reading Ryoan-ji | Best Temples of Kyoto
Last month, my site hit what I consider to be a pretty big milestone – 10,000 monthly views! Of course I’m really happy, but my biggest question to myself is, what now? I know that this isn’t an amount that … Continue reading Hitting 10,000 monthly views | Milestones
This is a guide to all the anime, manga and gaming related Shopping, Museums, Theme Parks and Cafes found in Tokyo. The google maps locations are listed beside the location. For more information on the opening hours and closing days, click on the links … Continue reading The Otaku’s Guide to Tokyo – Places Anime Fans Can’t Miss Out!
Another day I was super excited about, this was the day I was finally going to see Phantom of the Opera live. I had booked tickets to see it with a friend on a Wednesday, because same seats cheaper tickets! … Continue reading UK 3/04 | Watching Phantom of the Opera Live!
the Kyoto International Manga Museum has become the mecca of manga fans everywhere, housing a massive 300,000 strong collection. The museum showcases the development of the manga industry over the years, and holds events and exhibitions that give insider peaks … Continue reading The Home of 300,000 Manga! Kyoto International Manga Museum
Get your chopsticks ready! Nagashi Somen, also known as flowing somen, is the perfect fun and cooling way to enjoy a meal on a hot day. But first, what exactly is somen? Somen are Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. … Continue reading Nagashi Somen – Cold noodle fun for a hot summer’s day
Day 2 in the Netherlands was for us to enjoy the view of their iconic windmills. In Holland there exists a little town called Zannse Schans, where these windmills have been well preserved and traditional dutch craft continues to be … Continue reading The Netherlands Day 2 | Zaanse Schans Windmills & Anne Frank Museum
Day 1 in Netherlands was for us to stop and smell the flowers – literally. The Netherlands (or Holland) is famously known for its colourful tulip season. Where better to see these pretty flowers slightly too early into the season … Continue reading The Netherlands Day 1 | Keukenhof, the BEST Garden in the World
Our final day in Berlin was a really chill day since we had already covered whatever we had wanted to. The east side gallery was nice to stroll along, although I did feel that much of the artwork was pretty … Continue reading Germany Day 5 | Berlin is kind of boring