Hokkaido: Furano and Asahikawa (Day 2)

On day 2, we had a super leisurely breakfast and checked out of the ibis, headed across the street to the Times Car rental where we picked up our car, and commenced our drive to Furano, where lavender fields await! Moerenuma Park The whole ride wasn’t that long actually. It’s just that in between, we…

Hokkaido: Sapporo (Day 1)

Hello friends! We just returned from Hokkaido and we definitely wish we were still there. I think it’s really one of the best holidays that we’ve had in ages – and self drive at that (yes, I drove! I will try to cover the driving stuff in a separate post). Hokkaido is truly one of…

Tokyo: My Favourites (aka a Beginner’s Guide to Tokyo)

One of my colleagues is heading to Tokyo shortly and I am insanely jealous – I love Tokyo! Immediately I think of certain things I want to go back and eat, which triggered this entry – what are the food that I will return to eat, time and again? Each of these foods are foods…

Osaka: Sutoraikuken (ストライク軒)

We were starving and it was about 8.30pm when our Shinkansen pulled into Shin-Osaka. It was a mad scramble to find a hearty ramen joint to fill our rumbly tummies and a quick search on Instagram (yes, instagram!) unearthed this gem. It has a non-descript, unassuming front which we passed by before doubling back. Pushing…

Shinkansen Eats

On the Shinkansen right now and this is the spread KYW and I got to share. While most people would get an ekiben, we decided that more is more, and bought a bit of everything to try. Let me first start with the juices: fresh peach, fresh tomato and fig. I’ve never had fresh tomato…

Tokyo: WHAT TO EAT

I feel like I have to blog about Tokyo before I get all lazy and forget about it, and then the post never materialises. This Tokyo trip was highly highly spontaneous, meaning that other than Disney, Nick and I didn’t plan ANYTHING at all. The only planning that we did was what to eat, and…