Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

On my Path to Becoming an Ikebana Sensei

Consider this as a sequel of my earlier post From Paper Roses to Ikebana. But this time, it is about my journey to becoming an Ikebana sensei or teacher. By end of February next month, I will finish my final course as a student. A week after that, my training for sensei level will begin. Like any other art or craft, Ikebana requires patience, willingness to learn, creativity, and patience… Read More

Loving Nishi-Kasai

Once again I am back in Japan.. but this time I will be staying for a longer time!! Being back  in Japan opened another life’s chapter for me. Right after our wedding, my husband and I worked on the necessary papers so that I can live him in Tokyo. Before I came here, I already programmed myself that our new home will be far from the urban life since Nishi-Kasai.. Read More

From Paper Roses to Ikebana

For most girls flowers make them smile especially if they receive it from their loved ones. But I guess  I am not like most girls. I prefer arranging the flowers and it makes my heart smile when people appreciate my arrangements. Although it was not planned that way, I am very grateful for discovering that I can make beautiful flower arrangements. And most importantly, I never pictured that my passion.. 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