Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Weekends in Nishi-Kasai

I love weekends! Saturdays and Sundays are my favorite days of the week especially after a busy and hard week. It is also the time when I can spend some leisure time with my husband allowing us to explore and enjoy Japan. But it doesn’t always mean that we immediately hop on the train and join the hustle and bustle of the crowd admiring different cities or tourist spots. Sometimes.. Read More

Reminiscing: Amazing Fusion in Odaiba

I have been to Odaiba, a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay across Rainbow Bridge, but my last visit was a bit different. Maybe because during my previous visits I was preoccupied with other things or maybe my perspective of places have changed since I started my blog. For most locals or even foreign visitors here in Tokyo, Odaiba is greatly known as the shopping haven especially for ladies. Several.. Read More

When You Feel Like the Creative Juices Start to Run Out

Learning Ikebana and training as a sensei has been fun yet a little challenging for me for the past months. Fun because I am able to create my own arrangements freestyle. However since I have already finished the books prescribed, doing different arrangements almost every week has been a big challenge also. Every time I bike my way to our community center to attend ourTuesday lessons, my mind is already.. Read More

Reminiscing: Fishes and a lot more in Hakkeijima

My friend and I once talked about  Hakkeijima Sea Paradise because she recently saw its brochure and immediately got very interested to see the place. So when I invited her and her family to join us one Saturday, she said yes on the spot. Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is a huge amusement park located in the southern part of Yokohama. From Nihombashi Station in Tokyo, we took Keikyu Line going to Kanazawa-Hakkei.. Read More

Reminiscing: The Busy Streets of Asakusa

When I first came here in Japan, one of the fascinating places that I really like is Asakusa, located in the north-east part of central Tokyo. accessible via Ginza and Asakusa lines. The town is known as the center of Old Tokyo because of several temples in the area and old shops that sells traditional goods like kimono, chinas, special papers, chopsticks, etc. Asakusa is one of the most crowded places.. Read More