Tag Archives: Tokyo


Tokyo was all about art and inspiration. I went to an exhibition at the Craft’s Gallery called “Animals, Animals, Animals” that showed how animal motifs are being used in Japanese art and craft and their respective meanings. At the Yokohama … Continue reading

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May: Tokyo + Hakone

Even if this is my Nth time in Tokyo, there were still a number of things I was seeing or experiencing for the first time – Sky Tree, Golden Week crazy crowd, Panda Bus, Meiji Shrine on a rainy day, … Continue reading

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I feel lucky to have friends who continually indulge me in two of my greatest loves – Japan and Panda. In May, Fauzie and Pauline went to Japan and brought me some superb omiyage (gift). Arigato gozaimasu! Before I left … Continue reading

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Japan colors

Japan is a country that loves colors. And boy, can they (mis) match colors so haphazardly and yet still look super fashionable.

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Japan sunsets

Here are the sunsets of the key cities I traveled to on my latest (and fifth) trip to Japan.

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Tokyo Rocks, again and again

“Holiday” was my answer to the customs officer at Narita airport. He looked like he was gonna thank me for visiting at a time like this. A few other Japanese I had met in my 6 days there were surprised … Continue reading

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Unanimated in animation

Quietly unanimated eyes transfixed ears heard so near so far voices of a distant star in animation

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