Aneka makanan Jepang

Siapa yang tak suka dengan Japanase food? Saya. Iya, saya tetapi 10 tahun yang lalu. Mendengar kata masakan Jepang bisa seketika membuat saya mual! Kenapa? Karena yang terbayang  pertama kali adalah daging ikan mentah yang dingin dan tidak ada rasanya. Ewww.. Ternyata benar yah kalau orang itu bisa berubah. Berubah bisa menuju kearah baik dan…

Berkunjung ke kuil

Secara garis besar, penduduk Jepang menganut kepercayaan Shinto. Untuk berdoa mereka akan pergi ke kuil. Salah satu kuil yang menjadi tujuan untuk berdoa di daerah Tokyo adalah Kanda Shrine atau Kanda Myojin. Terletak tak jauh dari gedung-gedung perkantoran, kuil ini dapat dicapai kurang lebih 4 menit jalan kaki dari stasiun Ochanomizu menuju jembatan Hijiribashi atau…

Tokyo in black and white

My random snap shoot in Tokyo area. I choose in black and white as a sorrow of losing my great boss. He might lose the battle but he wins the war. Several years fighting for cancer and now the time for him to rest in peace. Sayonara, Sato-san.    

My first snow!

When in Indonesia, especially in Jakarta, a metropolitan capital city, the range of temperature throughout the year not so significantly different being able to touch snow listed on my bucket list. As I live in a tropical atmosphere when there is only has 2 main seasons, dry season and rainy season, a chance for spending…

Welcome to Japan

Japan will be my forever favorites! I bet many people out there also agree with that, don’t you think? Remember that late better than never then go plan your holiday to visit Japan! I will share with you some iconic places don’t dare to miss if it is your first time ever to visit Japan….

Strolling around with Yukata

Since the first trip to Japan, I always make schedule filled by visiting places as much as possible in my limited time. This chance is not happening every weekend, right? So it is so common to set up the itinerary as tight as possible so we could visit as many iconic places, recommended food, and…

Blue Light Yokohama

Entah awalnya dari mana, munculah satu lagu yang katanya bisa dijadikan bahan untuk belajar bahasa Jepang. Mungkin karena ada video clipnya yang menggunakan huruf hiragana dan katakana jadi bisa sekalian belajar membaca dan menambah vocab. Judul lagunya “Blue Light Yokohama” dari Ayumi Ishida (1968). Japanese : Machi no akari ga totemo kirei ne Yokohama buruu raito…

Capsule Hotel : Yay or Nay?

Accommodation will be very important to consider while you going to travel. Main consideration to choose is budget but that is not the only one. You might choose based on location and other personal preference. There are hotel, hostel, apartment, the new booming one – Airbnb or even relatives place (ah this might be a…

Kawaguchiko Music Forest

This was the second time for me to visited Kawaguchiko. Last time I took a train directly from Narita airport then continue by bus. This time I took a bus from Haneda airport heading to Shinjuku Express Bus Station and continue using Chuo Highway Bus. Now also I did the journey alone not with my…

Spring trip – Sakura

LINE! I got my phone just after the iconic ring from LINE and clicked the opening message. “Sakura is waiting for you. Come to visit Japan in April. See you!” Yes, that’s it. By using those 3 sentence from my boss and here I am again in Tokyo! Kyaaa… According to forecast in early March,…