Plan with Me: Summer Edition!

The flower for the month of June is the beautiful rose, of the genus Rosa, and this flower stands for love and passion.

Australia 2016: #LifeDownUnder

AUSTRALIA. What can I say? From efficient transportation to a hint of the great wild, everything’s within reach when you’re in the Land Down Under. I love both Melbourne and Sydney (with Melbourne taking the lead). It’s easy to go around either city, and there’s no end to the attractions you can go to. You…

describe a breath of fresh air

I haven’t been posting any substantial content recently because I’ve been trashing around in an exams-induced haze (though that’s now over and done with —YAY SUMMER BREAK!). I wouldn’t have survived without a few breathers in between: dinners and coffee dates, good conversations, movies, and a trip to the Philippine Orthopedic Center for a party. Thanks to…

日本 2015: Universal Studios Japan

Last hurrah. Universal Studios Japan, late night dinner and a flight back to Manila. TIPS There will be a lot of people in the theme park (this is a real tip I’m serious). I think it’s because many of the students and whatever have annual passes already, so they could all go together after school…

日本 2015: Osaka

A possibly relatively short post on the things we did in Osaka (Day 1). TIPS Osaka has a different vibe from Tokyo  (naturally), even though they are both developed and populous cities. For one thing, I actually saw reasonably priced grocery stores out in the open in Osaka. The people may also be a little…

日本 2015: Kyoto

This admittedly long blog post covers our time in Kyoto. Featuring bus rides, temples, shrines and rainy days. TIPS It’s a walking/cycling/bus-riding city! Familiarize yourself with the system. You can choose to go on the subway/railway lines, but we were told that they aren’t as comprehensive or on-the-spot as the buses are. You’d have to…

日本 2015: Hikone Interlude

That day when we celebrated my mother’s birthday in a lovely little town.  TIPS Rent a bike! Go around the city in the style of locals —just don’t get lost. I don’t know how to ride a bike I am a failure in life Also, read up on what you should do when in shrines…