Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Ryogoku Without the Sumo

Ryogoku is famous as home of sumo wrestling in Tokyo. Most foreigners and even locals go there for this purpose. However for those who is not lucky like us to see a sumo match, there are many other things to see and try in the area. A few weeks ago, my husband and I visited Ryogoku to see a special exhibition at the Edo Tokyo Museum. After that, we made a.. Read More

Disaster Preparedness Measures in Edogawa

Disaster preparedness and recovery is one of Japan’s strong points. It is a  country that is highly vulnerable due to its geographical location. But due to the efforts of the government and its people, detrimental effects of disasters particularly earthquakes are lesser. No wonder others  especially those from neighboring countries look up to the Japanese practices when it comes to disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM).   Disaster Preparedness Campaign in Edogawa.. Read More

Festivals and Music Weekend

Festivals are must-do or at least to watch out for when in Japan. Almost every month, there is a festival to celebrate for. And for those who are into classical music and performances, Japan is also the country to go to. Japanese people love classical music. Almost every city has its own music hall for people to enjoy concerts and performances at very reasonable prices. Last weekend, I was able to.. Read More

Tokyo New Year: Braving New Experiences

Tokyo New Year is very quiet. No fireworks, no shouting, and the city streets look like a ghost town. It is the time when most of the locals go to their hometowns. While most of the people try to find a more festive ambiance outside the city or country, we on the other hand enjoy its solitude. It is a good time for us to visit some places without worrying.. Read More

2016 Memories to Cherish

2016 memories may be a mixture of good and bad events. This year, the world witnessed a lot of sadness, loss, and disappointments. A few days from now, we will all say goodbye to 2016. Though most of us would likely leave all the negativities behind, I am bringing this year’s good things as we welcome the new year. 2016 Memories to Cherish All through this year, my husband and I.. Read More