Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

My Pink Garden this Spring!

Hello Spring! Hello nice weather! These past few days, weather starts to become a bit warm especially at noon, which means that spring is just around the corner. As excited as I am to see Japan’s beauty is spring again, I am also excited to have some hours gardening at our balcony. I did not intend it but yesterday when I was rearranging my plants I noticed that most of.. Read More

Sakura Viewing in Tokyo

Spring is one of the most awaited season here in Japan. Not only because it is the start of nice weather but most especially because of the blooming cherry blossoms more popularly known as sakura. It is the time of the year where people go out of their niches and party under the Sakura trees. Locals and gaijins (foreigners) call this hanami.  A time where people can be merry, have picnic,.. Read More

Enjoying the Early Spring in Japan

Spring is one of the much awaited season here in Japan especially with the blooming of cherry blossoms or sakura. It is also the season when people, young and old, enjoy having picnics under the sakura trees or just stay outside to admire the beauty of the parks and streets adorned with different flowers. Despite the heavy winds last Sunday, my friend and I tried to also enjoy the beauty.. Read More

One Sunday Afternoon

My husband and I usually make a walk around our community on weekends if the weather is sunny and cool. We talk while we walk so most of the times we don’t realize that we have already walked quite far. We both enjoy discovering unique stores, beautiful home gardens, the serene ambiance of the riversides, funny and weird things, and the excitement of entering small and narrow streets. Last Sunday,.. Read More

Reminiscing: Ueno, Why Do I Love Thee?

If there are places in Japan that I will not get tired of visiting, Ueno will be on my top three. I just love this place especially the areas around and near the main train station. It’s anything and everything in Ueno – shrines, temples, parks, museums, food, shopping centers, karaoke bars, izakayas, pubs, etc. During the old times, Ueno serves as a nodal point for business, economy, and travel.. Read More