Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Cooking with our Neighbors

Cooking with our neighbors is one of the great things that we have experienced here in Tokyo. Befriending your neighbors here in Tokyo is not very common. Some of my friends have not even seen the face of the person living next to them. Maybe because most of the people here are busy juggling with work and their own lives. Hence, we are very grateful that we are close friends.. 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

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

Starter Tips to Enjoy the Land of the Rising Sun

It is quite interesting to know that a lot of people I met find travelling to Japan as very challenging. Not only because of the language and the high cost of living. But also the strict implementation of laws and difficulty in getting a visa. But still, a lot of the people I know put Japan in their bucket list. Although I just returned here in Japan less than a.. Read More