Category: Japan

Tsukemen!

Tsukemen!

Heya guys! Last Friday, I headed down to clarke quay with mitch to eat at Menya Sakura! I was searching for good tsukemen (dipping noodles) in singapore and this was one of the recommended places. Looks quite legit! We both ordered the spicy tonkotsu. I liked the flavor cause it had a singaporean-ish taste, as …

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How to Buy USJ Tickets Online in Advance

How to Buy USJ Tickets Online in Advance

Buying Universal Studios Japan tickets from the official Universal Studios Japan website is definitely cheaper and more trustworthy than buying from external websites…but that is if you could navigate through a whole different language. If you’re having trouble, here’s a guide on how to buy Universal Studios Japan tickets from the official USJ website! Be …

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Japan Day 20: Narita Airport (Goodbye Japan)

Japan Day 20: Narita Airport (Goodbye Japan)

Our last day in Japan, spent travelling to Narita Airport! We actually returned to Singapore a few days ago, but spent the time trying to get our broken lives together (more on that in the next post). We’re somewhat okay now! Last shot of the train station in Japan. Fukutoshin line – our trusty line …

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Japan Day 19: Tokyo (Yokohama)

Japan Day 19: Tokyo (Yokohama)

Breakfast for today!They have a theme park there, but it’s closed the day we went (Thursday) ūüôĀInteresting structure! We then went to the cup noodle museum! We got to draw on and customize our own cup noodle. The exhibits in the museum were interesting, inspiring and interactive. What me and mitch drew! We had shabu …

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Japan Day 18: Boso Peninsula

Japan Day 18: Boso Peninsula

Was craving some sort of red bean dessert the past few days and found this at the conbini. Red bean jelly/pudding! It tasted mildly sweet and perfect for my tastebuds. Tried out this chicken onigiri this morning. It was as delicious as the tuna mayo onigiri. Took multiple train rides (the whole journey lasted 3hours) …

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Japan Day 16: Tokyo (Nikko Edo Wonderland)

Japan Day 16: Tokyo (Nikko Edo Wonderland)

Breakfast for today! I’m gonna miss eating onigiri. Apparently we have it in Singapore but it’s not as good!You can see so many mountains in the distance! The view from nikko station. The journey took 2hours+ and the trains were all late for some reason today. The free shuttle bus to edo wonderland!Entrance to edo wonderland. …

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Japan Day 15: Tokyo (Kani Doraku Crab, Asakusa Sensoji Temple, Sunny Hills, Shibuya Crossing, Yamachan Wings)

Japan Day 15: Tokyo (Kani Doraku Crab, Asakusa Sensoji Temple, Sunny Hills, Shibuya Crossing, Yamachan Wings)

We decided to eat a crab feast for lunch today, so we headed to Kani Doraku in Shinjuku. They have lunch sets costing 3000+ yen with several crab dishes! They also have branches all over Japan. It’s the one with the big crab figure!There was live guzheng music playing. So peaceful!The course menu.Crab sashimi and …

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Japan Day 14: Tokyo (Sunshine City, Tsukiji fish market, Harajuku, Meiji shrine, Shinjuku)

Japan Day 14: Tokyo (Sunshine City, Tsukiji fish market, Harajuku, Meiji shrine, Shinjuku)

Today we went to Ikebukuro station to buy the Tokyo Wide Pass (useful for taking Day trips out of Tokyo). Then we decided to check out Sunshine City! There’s a super hugeee Pok√©mon centre there and lots of people were buying Pok√©mon merch.Check out this cute vulpix! We ate unagi don at Tsukiji market for …

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Japan Day 13: Tokyo (Waseda university, Hamazushi, Odaiba Joypolis)

Japan Day 13: Tokyo (Waseda university, Hamazushi, Odaiba Joypolis)

Visited my exchange university, Waseda today! I actually forgot my way there and had to check google maps lol. The school cafeteria. So strange to see all the trees green since I’ve only seen it orangey or just its branches during the autumn/winter semester.Bought red bean taiyaki along Takadanobaba street! It was crispy and delicious!For lunch, …

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