Monthly Archives / August 2015

The Meaning of Mottainai

This post is an extension to the previous post on the meaning of itadakimasu. You now know that when one says Itadakimasu, one is humbly expressing his gratitude to mother nature, and everything that brought the meal on his plate. And when you feel thankful for your food, naturally you will want to savor the […]

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To the beach with Junya!

A photo post on Japan in June 2015! It was summer in Japan and it was time to hit the beach! The danna had surfing itch for a long long time since the last time he surfed was in Bali. Most of the NALU staff (beach boys!!!) are surfers too so the they rented a […]

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Room8008

I have not shopped in KL in a long time! For fashion, usually i buy one whole season worth of clothes when i travel to Japan XD Room8008 invited me over to their shop for a shopping spree, and who would say no to shopping! I have seen them around on the internet as it’s one […]

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Autumn in Tohoku

As summer is coming to an end soon, and if you are traveling to Japan in the next few months, these are some of the places you may want to consider going if you are into romantic autumn leaf viewing this fall. The Tohoku region has some of the best known spots for Momiji (autumn leaf)viewing. […]

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Okayama Fruit Fair

August 17, 2015 in Bon Cheesepetit 4 Cheesed

Japanese fruits need no introduction. How can one not be attracted to those perfectly shaped strawberries that are absolutely flawless and so luxurious in size and mesmerizing in colors? Other than their internationally-famous ichigo, do you know that Japan also produces world class peaches and grapes?   And Okayama, a prefecture in Chugoku, Japan, also […]

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Totoro Cream Puff in Tokyo!

Have you seen this Totoro Cream Puff before?   Yesssssss. It’s #onlyinJapan. Quite a few of my friends visited this little mysterious cafe so during my trip to Japan this early summer, i decided to drop by! It’s getting late now (22:55. Yea i know. By my boring mom standard, it is late.) so it’s […]

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