Karuizawa – Top Places to check out in the luxurious Resort Town near Tokyo

Karuizawa is a beautiful alpine resort in eastern Nagano just one hour away from central Tokyo. A suburban town tucked away in the mountains, its relatively cooler climate makes it an ideal retreat from Japan’s sweltering summer heat. I abhor summer, especially summer in Japan, where its daily average temperature of 40 degrees is even […]

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Exploring Kyoto and Arashimaya in Summer

Visiting Kyoto brought back fond memories for me. Back in my university days, I had stayed in Osaka for summer exchange, and during my six weeks there, there was a student trip organised to Kyoto where we met Kyoto University students and learned more about the beautiful city steeped in history and traditions. There were […]

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Best Places to Eat in Shibuya

Shibuya is instantly recognisable worldwide for its famous landmark, the scramble crossing known as the Shibuya Crossing. Every tourist seems to find it mandatory to take a picture or video of the crossing. But after that Shibuya Crossing shot is taken and you have one tick off your bucket list, what should you do next […]

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Feasting in Tokyo

I’m finally feeling more settled down after returning to Singapore. Filming in Tokyo was an unforgettable experience that will be forever etched across my memory. A mere 12 days in Tokyo, but it was nothing like when I stayed in Osaka for a summer exchange programme for about 6 weeks. Both were equally amazing, but […]

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