10 Adventures in Nagoya

From Kyoto, it was time to catch our ride to Nagoya. While the Nozomi Shinkansen (bullet train) is the fastest, the JR pass does not cover this, so you can take either the Kodama or the Hikari (2nd fastest train). We opted for Hikari, because on the train schedule, it was the next train along, and […]

10 Ways to Experience Kyoto

After Osaka, it was time to get on the Shinkansen again, and head out to Kyoto. Follow our Journey here: 10 Things to do in Osaka How To Navigate Japan’s Train & Subway System plus getting ‘Connected’ The Sunny Side of Travel Blogging, Part 2 – Tokyo Marathon 2015 Kyoto was approximately an hour from […]

10 Things to do in Osaka

The trip to Japan was a whirlwind of adventures. A few weeks of planning, reading online guides, tripadvisor and travel books did not really prepare us for the task that lay ahead. Our first destination in Japan was Osaka city, the capital city of the Osaka Prefecture in the Kansai region, located over 500km from Tokyo city […]

How To Navigate Japan’s Train & Subway System plus getting ‘Connected’

And our latest trip to Japan for two weeks, really did take a lot of planning. The language barrier, the sheer enormity of geography, navigating the multi-layered transport system, lugging baggage up and down platforms, and catching the speedy, illusive Shinkansen, weaving through human traffic, were challenges we looked forward to tackling as much as […]

Flying AirAsia X to the Tokyo Marathon 2015

We just got back to KL, and we flew with AirAsia X, Business Class, and all I can say is that, it’s a must if you have been traveling non-stop for 2 weeks, and had to run a marathon in between. Trust me, your limbs will thank you for it! For just a little more […]

The Sunny Side of Travel Blogging, Part 2 – Tokyo Marathon 2015

Traveling the world, and writing about it. Sounds like a semi-charmed life doesn’t it? Well, it is in a way, but it also isn’t without sweat and frustration, if you don’t put some planning into it.

Agoda’s Visa Wednesdays are back!

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I always look forward to Wednesdays, because it means that it is time to book my tickets to… OR ..

Royce Cacao Macaron

I have a new VICE, people. ..and no where to buy them, unfortunately.   My friend Su brought these back from the land of the rising sun and they are simply the most delicious chocolate macaron I have tasted in a while. Too bad you can’t get them in Malaysia just yet, and she lugged […]

To Kobe or not to Kobe, that is the Question..

On my recent trip to Kobe, Japan, one of my dream-dining experiences came true. Kobe beef is regarded as a delicacy for sure, but partaking of that prized meat in situ, as in dining on Kobe in Kobe was like my wildest dream come true. If you ask why this meat is so special , […]

7 Things that I like about Japan

Working for a Japanese company is a real plus. I get to visit Tokyo at least once or twice a year. In the time that I have worked for this company I have visited Japan, a resounding 17 times. Amongst the places that I have had the privilege to visit include, Tokyo, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Osaka, […]

Japan, Kobe : My Trip in a nutshell

TOUCHDOWN, KANSAI AIRPORT , OSAKA, JAPAN. (On route Kobe) The view from my window at sunrise. How pretty… Osaka is the city capital of Osaka Prefecture. Osaka was historically the commercial capital of Japan and the second largest metropolitan in the area of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto. The other more notorious and infamous thing that Osaka is known […]

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