TOKYO | Food Guide

Traveling to Japan is not complete until you tried their local foods, which is too many to try at one visit. So, this time I tried to compile my food experience in one post (which many of you has voted in my IG stories poll). PLEASE TAKE NOTE : Not every restaurants listed here is Halal Certified, but basically most of it is an beef, chicken, or vegetarian menu and some of it also only served beef/chicken menu.

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FUJI | Hakone in Spring

After Kawaguchi-ko, Hakone is surely one of the most visited region to see the Mt. Fuji scenery and for this trip I chose to have a one day trip. After learning pretty much from my previous trip to Kawaguchi-ko, I tried to get more prepared for this trip (even though it is not as perfect as I expected it to be), I want to share a bit for you guys so you won’t make the same mistake as I heehee.

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TOKYO | Top 6 Cherry Blossom Spots in Tokyo Area

Hello wanderers! I came back as the spring wind blows, finally… So sorry not being able to write as much you requested, but this time I’m too excited as I recently just got back from my first spring trip to Tokyo. And lucky me, I was being able to see cherry blossom in its full blooming season! This year, cherry blossom in Tokyo was unusually blooming earlier than last year (it usually full bloomed in mid to late April), so this time I want to share every popular cherry blossom spots I visited, and the most favorite spot for me!

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SYDNEY | City Sightseeing Part 1

So, truthfully, I missed posting about my new years trip to Sydney last year…. But! Since we’re coming to another new years celebration in 2 days, I hope my late late late post about new years eve in Sydney will be quite helpful if you’re currently in your way to or already in Sydney.

My Sydney trip is not as well planned as the other trips, we mainly just used Hop On Hop Off Tour inside the city, and using a bus tour recommended by the hotel. Just in case my post will be too long, I will divide this post into two parts. So, here is my first part of Sydney City Sightseeing Highlight! (click this to see part 2).

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JAPAN | Steak Land, Kobe + Ikuta Shrine

I was not planning to visit Kobe at first, but since we’re in Japan, we can not leave Kobe Wagyu Beef out of our list. So, here we are, chasing the Wagyu beef to its origin town (little bit crazy but I guess not for my family, since we’re a big meat lover). And we’re told that Steak Land was very famous for its teppanyaki, and always full reserved even before its open hours (11:00 AM-14:00 PM).  Continue reading “JAPAN | Steak Land, Kobe + Ikuta Shrine”

JAPAN | Arashiyama, Kyoto

Arashiyama is one of my favorite destination in Kyoto. Unlike Fushimi Inari Shrine, Arashiyama is the perfect place to have a nice, quiet, and healing time after you visit other busy and crowded places. Every nook in Arashiyama, including houses, shops, pleased my eyes so much that makes me almost considered to live here someday (hehe). Continue reading “JAPAN | Arashiyama, Kyoto”

JAPAN | Fushimi Inari Shrine + Street Food Galore

Fushimi Inari Shrine is currently the most popular tourism spot in Kyoto, and I can guarantee you that every tourist who visit Kyoto, will add Fushimi Inari Shrine on their to-visit-list. To get here, you can just take JR Nara Line in Kyoto Station, and alight at JR Inari Station. Fushimi Inari Shrine main gate is just 5 minute walk from the station. Continue reading “JAPAN | Fushimi Inari Shrine + Street Food Galore”

JAPAN | Mt. Fuji in Summer

There are two famous places which have the best spots to see Mt. Fuji; Kawaguchiko and Hakone, and this time I chose Kawaguchiko to enjoy the Mt. Fuji views. And if you’re planning to go to Mt. Fuji area to see the famous Mt. Fuji’s peak, unfortunately, summer is the worst time to visit there because it mostly covered by fog (but summer is the perfect time to climb Mt. Fuji). Still, Kawaguchiko doesn’t only offers the view of Mt. Fuji, you can also enjoy the beauty of Kawaguchiko Lake, and also fully bloomed lavender field. Continue reading “JAPAN | Mt. Fuji in Summer”

JAPAN | Matcha Galore!

Who does not love Matcha? Well, about the last 5 years Matcha is really ‘in’ in Indonesia, and if you go to Japan, surely you should not miss anything about Matcha in its origin country right? I, myself, am a big fan of any food or drinks in green (call it pesto in Italian food, and of course: MATCHA!). Well, in Japan you will easily find products with Matcha as a basic ingredient, from street snacks, mini market or restaurants. And this is my 5 most favorite Matcha Dessert and Drinks I’ve found in Japan! Continue reading “JAPAN | Matcha Galore!”