Category Archives: TRAVEL

Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo

The Pokemon Center in Ikebukuro is the original Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo and currently the largest one in Japan. It’s located inside Sunshine City, and the mascot for this store is Pikachu riding a Charizard Y. Each Pokemon...

Gion – Kyoto

The OG Geisha Town of Kyoto. Gion! After visiting the Fushimi Inari Shrine, we visited the nearby town of Gion. That architecture here is Edo style. Many foreigners rent outfits like kimonos and take lots of photos and walk around...

Fushimi Inari Shrine – Kyoto

First time in Kyoto, 1 year anniversary, and it’s Valentine’s Day. What a great way to spend the day with a 2 hour stair climb! Mandu and I decided to do a day trip to Kyoto because it’s only 2 hours away from To...

Yongsan Electronics Market

Coming here during the weekday is pretty quiet. Crowds don’t really come in until later in the afternoon. This place reminds me of Akihabara before it became a super Anime Otaku spot. Anything electronics related, you can ge...

SK Telecom Tour – T.um

Reserved a tour at SK Telecom’s ICT Museum to check out Korea’s leading telecommunications company and what new technologies they are working on. My main interested is the digital living room and their amazing fast mobile internet...

Tokyo Skytree

The tallest structure in Japan! It was completed in 2012 and I finally got to check it out in 2014. I read somewhere that Tokyo Skytree is currently the tallest tower in the world, at a height of 2,080 ft. This is Tokyo Tower̵...

Tokyo Station 東京駅

This is the best place to buy majority of the KitKat flavors of Japan. Some flavors maybe seasonal if you don’t see them here. For those of you that have been sheltered in the world of chocolate, dark chocolate, and only van...

Enoshima 江の島

During my yearly trip to Japan, once in a while, Danny Choo‘s boss takes me out to different areas of Japan. This year she took me to Enoshima, which is about 45 miles south west of Tokyo, pass Yokohama, in the Kanagawa Pref...

Gundam Front Tokyo

Gundam Gundam Gundam Gundam! I can’t explain how amazing the museum is… Memories, childhood, happiness… You can get the tickets there, or ahead of time at any 7-Eleven stores. I suggest doing that just in case tickets sell out at ...

2014 Japan Trip Day 5

Enoshima (江の島) date day today with a good friend. You might know her as Danny Choo‘s boss. With her currently busy schedule, she took an entire day off to give me a tour of Enoshima, an offshore island in the city of Fujisaw...

2014 Japan Trip Day 4

Tokyo Skytree, Asakusa, Gundam Museum, Gundam Gundam Gundam Gundam! The day I finally get to see the 1:1 life size Gundam in Odaiba! Started off the day early to beat the line for Tokyo Skytree and the wait was only 5 minutes. Did...

2014 Japan Trip Day 3

Taking a chill day today, still tired from that awesome birthday day. Roamed around Ikebukuro for a bit, since it’s one of my favorite places to hang out at. Stopped by the Kit Kat factory early, which is actually not a fact...

2014 Japan Trip Day 2

My birthday day and my friend Sayaka from Tokyo planned the entire day just for me, even took a day off from work ^_^ so nice! Woke up and headed straight for Mitaka Station. Right outside the station there is a bus stop that take...

2014 Japan Trip Day 1

Technically this is day 2, but I arrived last night, so that didn’t really count. Back in Japan, for my birthday week! Staying at Hotel Niwa! Going to make this my main hotel everytime I come here, awesome place and it’...

2014 South Korea Trip Day 6

Goodbye Korea, hello Japan! Flying out today from Seoul to Tokyo. Ate at Incheon Airport and saw a Hello Kitty Cafe! Stopped by of course to get some tasty desserts that are all Hello Kitty. Landed in Japan around dinner time to c...