Wanders and Flowers

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How to Enjoy Summer while in Tokyo

I am not a big fan of summer here in Tokyo. From someone who came from a tropical country, I find Tokyo summer intensively hot and humid. While most locals try to get away from the urban heat, the alarming cases of people who suffered from heat stroke, and the somewhat irritating noise made by the cicadas, staying here  in the metro during summer is not that bad. Here are some.. Read More

5 Reasons Why Japan is a Haven for Train Lovers

Be it a collection of antique scale model trains; enjoying the long rides and the scenery; or just simply admiring the engineering behind trains, Japan is a must to visit for people who adore trains. Here are the reasons why: 1. It is the country’s major means of transportation Going around Japan will not be complete without experiencing the train rides. Not only it is the most convenient, but it.. Read More

Tokyo 101 for Animal Lovers

I guess Japan is one of the few countries that really care for animals not only by law but also by normal people you can meet on the streets. I do not have a pet in our house because 1) I do not want to undergo a tedious process of producing clearances and paying hell a lot to be allowed to have a pet at home; 2) our building do.. Read More

How to Satisfy Your Food Cravings while in Japan

One of the things that I love here in Japan is the nice and interesting food that one can find everywhere! Not only Japanese people are known as healthy eaters but they creativity are manifested in the food they make as well. Here are some of my favorite Japanese food to crave for: 1. Sushi There is no place like home if you want to have a very nice and.. Read More

First Time in Japan? Here’s Your Sole Sisters Guide

This is a repost of an article that I contributed in We are Sole Sisters, an all-women blog dedicated for travel enthusiasts.  When we speak of anime, manga, and cherry blossoms we only think of one good place where to find them- Japan! Over the years, this country never failed to awe us with its exquisite and one of a kind beauty and adventure. Just recently, the Japanese government released a.. Read More