Japan 2018: Mount Hakodate

One of places that was a must-visit for me in Hokkaido was Mount Hakodate - well known for having one of Japan's best 3 night views. And the best/most recommended way to get to Mount Hakodate was via ropeway. On hindsight, October would have been a better month to visit both Hokkaido and Tohoku due … Continue reading Japan 2018: Mount Hakodate

Earth Pig Year

As I write now, technically we are still in the Chinese New Year season (today is the 9th day of CNY, with 6 more days to go). Side Note: Originally drafted this on Saturday, but got 'stuck' half-way into the entry. And so doing a rewrite of sorts now. The CNY festivities actually started last … Continue reading Earth Pig Year

Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage

Catching up on my blog after a very long week! Meant to do another photo collage but as Wednesday had past, this was slightly overdue 😛 Decided to do a tiled gallery theme for this entry - as versus to my usual combining of photos into a Photo Collage app such as Instamag, PhotoGrid. The … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage

May Reminiscence: Bali 2017

2 mins to the end of May and here I go to log in a blog entry (in order not to leave the month of May 'completely blank) ...... Now where did ALL the time in May go? Ended April & Started May in Bali - my only holiday for year 2017 so far (with … Continue reading May Reminiscence: Bali 2017

Weekly Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green!

A good 4 + months since the last photo challenge and so, its time for another one! Although I'm late by a week, this challenge really speaks out to me as 2017 has been pretty much a 'GREEN' year for me! Starting from Li Chun 2017 where the lucky colour for my zodiac is green, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos

1st Photo Challenge in a long long while. Finally managed to find some photos that fit into this week's theme - Chaos. As documented on this blog, around this time last year (1st half of November 2015), I had my 11 day vacation to Japan. Had intended to do a summary/round-up of day trip to Karuizawa … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos

Japan 2015: Kamakura & Enoshima Highlights Part 1

1st entry for 2016! We stayed in Yokohama for 3 nights. Apart from going round Yokohama, we also used Yokohama as a base to do a day trip to Enoshima via Kamakura as it is within Kanagawa Prefecture itself. 1st major highlight. Planned a breakfast stop @ Bills in Shichirigahama (in Kamakura) on route to … Continue reading Japan 2015: Kamakura & Enoshima Highlights Part 1

Weekly Photo Challenge – Rule of Thirds

Back with yet another photo challenge entry. And this time round, I managed to get a photo whilst doing my outdoor run on Tues evening ...... This is a sculpture located at a block of stairs out the Asian Civilisation Museum. There used to be an Indochine Outlet right above the steps but looks like … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Rule of Thirds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art – Japan Edition

Taking a break from my travel entries to do another weekly photo challenge entry. Time for some cover worthy pictures! Was browsing through Japan Guide website yesterday and came across this Kyoto feature. Realised that I had a similar shot of Tenryuji Temple taken during my trip last year - taken from outside the temple … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art – Japan Edition