Saturday 16 August 2014

OOTDs & I'm on Instagram


Lazy to write since I got to prepare for test next week so instead I'm posting some OOTD pics today on some of the new addition to my wardrobe from last month. Been building up my dream wardrobe yay (*⌒∇⌒*)~❤

#1 First one work OOTD in my favorite Uniqlo cardigan blazer. So comfyyy I'm in love with it!!

Work OOTD in my fav Uniqlo cardigan blazer and Floral Dress from Kitschen

And, oh spot my new baby? Finally gotten my smartphone (my first on my own!) and don't need to carry the super bulky DSLR to camwhore hahaha

#2 Another work OOTD with this lace-detail collar chiffon tunic top from Miia. Splurge on this in Japan at Shibuya 109.

Lace-detail collar chiffon tunic from Miia and skirt Nichii

Close up on collar details~!

Lace collar details close up

#3 Cropped stripe top from Kitschen and white maxi from Mira Mew.

Cropped stripe top Cotton On and maxi skirt from Mira Mew

$4 Uniqlo's cardigan blazer, again over Visalia pastel floral top, also bought from Shibuya 109.

Pastel floral dress Visalia and cardigan blazer Uniqlo

#5 Padini balloons printed top and high waisted pastel yellow skirt (from Japan, forgot the brand name).

Printed tee Padini (old) and high waisted pastel yellow skirt from Japan

I am on Instagram now! Also, if you missed it, I'm also on Facebook which I do update. Do follow me for updates (*°▽°*)v

I'm on instagram!

Chao for nau~!

Wednesday 6 August 2014

Summer 2014 in Japan: My Freshest Memories of Tsukiji Market

... is eating nigiri sushi at Tsukiji Market. Don't mind my lame pun LOL

This is Tsukiji Market, well a part of it.

I didn't make many food plans except wanting to eat fresh sushi at Tsukiji, dining at (any) Izakaya and eating ramen at Ichiran Ramen.

The rest of the meals for the 4 days? I was living off ice creams and drinking tons of soft drinks including two bottles of Calpis, good stuff (*´∀`*)

Then dinner at Ichiran Ramen in Shibuya didn't quite work out though... I entered the building hoping to get to Ichiran Ramen which was supposedly be at the 8th floor but there was only up to 7th floor button option in the elevator? Might have been in the wrong building fml.

Anyway, this is the sushi shop I went~


Taking photos while waiting for my sushi to arrive.

Someone tell me what is this? Is it uni? Yes, dear younger self. It is uni.


My nigiri sushi set, served on banana leafヽ( ⌒o⌒ノ)~♪

More sushi added onto my 'plate' while I was eating happily.

The one on the far left is herring roe/kazunoko which my least favorite among them because it was so hard to chew...

Oh, the roe! I think it because they're so fresh that's why they tasted so different from the one I have here in Malaysia. This I can have more, so good!

Probably the best-est (pardon my English) part and my favorite now_ANAGO!ヽ(;▽;)ノ Had always though unagi is the best until I popped this one into my mouth. Okla, I still love you, unagi.

~ ♥ ~

When I told Danny and Naoko (friends whom I was staying with) that I was going to Tsukiji, they say this tamago is a must-try so I did.

So yummy I bought one packet of ebi flavored tamago to share with them( ⌒o⌒) ❤

We had it for dinner together~~

Our dinner which was prepared by Naoko in less than 5 minutes, I kid you not. Instant rice cooked in the microwave, topped with ready-to-eat baby anchovies and raw egg and we got one awesome don already #impressed

I was like, instant rice packets?! and Naoko went, do you want to take one back as souvenir? Sua pak kau me wth. The only instant rice I know you can buy here is nasi impit. Still need to boil to cook them so instant rice packets win.

And the egg!! Very bouncy and creamy I super love I can eat one everyday.

Side was also ready-packed mixed sashimi, vege and sauce.

Last food photo for today, the breakfast Naoko made for us on the day I arrived at Tokyo~ Got to try Japan hamburger (hidden underneath the egg lol). And yesss, egg again yayy (*°▽°*)v

Gochisousama deshita!

Sunday 3 August 2014

Summer 2014 in Japan: Tokyo Tower & Asakusa


Finally, blogging about Japan weee(*⌒∇⌒*)/

If you're following my blog you probably have heard me raving again and again about my-oh-dream-trip to Japan until you're probably sick of it LOL. So yesss, I managed to cover the places I on my to-go list during my short stay there which include:

Nagoya Castle - Sakae - Shinjuku - Yurakucho - Odaiba - Yoyogi - Meiji Shrine - Harajuku - Shibuya - Tsukiji Market - Asakusa - Tokyo Tower

I spent like 3 days in Tokyo and it's still too short because there are just so many places to see! All my friends were like, "You should stay longer" and maybe I should but then I want to have an excuse to go Japan often LOL. Seems like I won't have short of those because there are just tons of things to do in Japan! I need to come up with a whole list of them and then check every of them out maybe before I turn 30 wth.

That can wait, for now here are  the photos from my trip~

Tokyo Tower


A small boulevard leading to Tokyo Tower.

Zojoji Temple and Tokyo Tower at the background. The temple was eeriely quiet compared to Meiji Shrine and Asakusa Shrine with Asakusa being the busiest.

Tokyo Tower close up!

Oh, hello~(⌒▽⌒)

Moi at Tokyo Tower

From the viewing window~

Views from Tokyo Tower~ See if you can recognize the landmarks (^o^ )

#WhereIStand LOL wearing flip flops 'cause it is the more comfy compare to the sandals I had.

#whereistand at Tokyo Tower

Some of the souvenirs you get to find there. Here's Funassyi Tokyo Tower keychain, it's been gaining popularity recently.


Here are rows of Trishaw parked before the entrance to Sensouji Temple.

From a distant, you can see Tokyo Skytree~

Kaminarimon, the main gate that leads to Sensouji and was really packed with tourists.

Went to pray for a bit and got my second omikuji~

At my level, I'm still unable to read the kanjis on the omikuji but there was English translation at the back which sorta helps. Apparently it's good luck, but not the bestlah. Still, yayyy!

Took selfie with the Skytree at the background LOL

Strolled around Asakusa and spend most of my time looking for omiyage. It's one of best place to get lots of local snacks, toys, yukatas, keychains and magnets, especially magnets because I don't seem to find them anywhere else! It's a family thing and I want to make a collection on my own too (*´∀`*)

Oh lookie, a whole family of mini lucky cats figures. Nyann~

Found this one shop selling dozens of different flavored soft served ice creams. Soft served ice creams are awesome stuff, very different from the Malaysia, so totally recommended~! Plus I'm using summer as the best excuse to indulge in ice creams in Japan. This is like, my third one on that vacation (≥▽≤ )~♪

After some serious pondering, I decide to go with melon flavor~

It was a tough decision *nod nod*

My other friends were recommending me to try amazake, a sweet sake and fried mochi when at Asakusa too, but I don't seem to find them... Might have overlooked. Then again, I actually doubt they sell hot amazake on a summer (=__= )

In the same shop I bought my ice cream, they sell Hello Kitty water bottles too. Hello Kitty merchandises everywhere! Took lotsa photos to show my sis because she's a Hello Kitty fan hahaha

Ok, this one is actually cute~

See what I found_freaking HUGE Hello Kitty plush toys at a store.

Later that evening, I head to Tokyo Station for some window shopping at the mall called Yasae (if I remember correctly) and walking around Tokyo Station to get more omiyage.

One shop at Tokyo station sells a whole lot of bentos and they have replicas of the bentos displayed on the wall.

Regretted I didn't try...They all looked yummy. Everything in Japan looks and taste yummy!

Next, Tokyo Banana~ Bought a box of 4 only because it's a bit pricey and since all my other friends were raving about it. But when I tried the plain one it was.. really nothing to go bananas for #lamepun #cuetolaugh

Just a few days ago, another classmate who went to Japan brought us some too as omiyage with one with flower prints and ribbon printed on the packaging, so cute!! I don't know how to describe it, but that one somehow tasted better than the plain one. So go for that or the ones with other flavors if you're buying some.

more Tokyo Banana

Tokyo banana with flower prints

That all for now, more photos coming up! ☆-(≥vO)

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