Wanders and Flowers

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Anna

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Family-Friendly Places Worth-Visiting in Edogawa

Family-friendly places especially for those with young children can be a challenge when in Tokyo. Just a few minutes away from central Tokyo is the city of Edogawa, the easternmost ward at the bounds of Urayasu and Ichikawa in Chiba Prefecture.   Edogawa is known to many because of its proximity to Tokyo Disneyland and the crazy influx of people riding Tozai Line during rush hours in the morning and.. Read More

Happy Moments at BLJ Ikebana Class

Happy moments with a dash of haggardness and a sprinkle of workout. (Haggardness and workout because of the stairs at Hiroo Station as I am not friends with stairs in general..ahahaha) This best described how the first four months of my year was. Mostly because of the BLJ Ikebana Class. From January until April, I have collaborated with Best Living Japan forĀ  a series of Ikebana lessons. The lessons were.. Read More

Narita: A Stop Away from the Airport

Narita is famous outside and inside Japan because of its huge airport. However, the city itself is a good place to visit to. Every time I go to and from airport, I always wonder what is beyond the gates of Narita Station. To answer my curiosity, I was able to lure my husband to join me going there last Sunday. From our place, we took Tozai Line from Nishi-Kasai to.. Read More

Simple Ikebana: How to Highlight Simplicity

Simple Ikebana arrangements are what most peopleĀ have in mind when they hear the word Ikebana. A single flower in a vase may look very easy to make. However, I always find it very challenging. Why? Because the simpler the arrangement, the more I need to think how to showcase the beauty of my material/s. Hence whenever I have the chance, I try to practice making simple arrangements for our home… Read More

Azalea Festival at Nezu Shrine

Azalea Festival may not be as popular as sakura season but it is as beautiful. For some time now, going to Nezu Shrine has been on my places-to-go list. The festival this year gave us some push to finally visit the shrine last Sunday. After paying homage to Hachiko and Dr. Ueno at Tokyo University’s Yayoi Campus, we walked a little further down the hill to see the azalea flowers… Read More