https://youtu.be/ZdcHvVfVE1A s it just me or do we Filipinos tend to click our tongues a lot? I didn't really notice until a Japanese friend pointed it out. Although, at that time I was deliberately being difficult, because sometimes emasculating my guy friends is my twisted way of showing fondness or affection.
Located at the fringes of western Tokyo, Okutama is a town that offers the quiet majesty of nature to anyone who drops by for a visit. I walked the Otama Trail for my first ever solo hike, which gave way to a lot of reflection.
The naturally-occurring patterns that we find in nature always leave me awestruck. It makes me realize how clever and wonderful the design of the universe is, and how this design lives in all of us. I like to think this way, because by default it makes our design flawless, no matter how much other people … Continue reading Branches
Among the many wonders of the fall season is that it brings about with it not only enchanting colors but a variety of flavors as well. A few weeks ago, I sat down with Yui, one of my best friends, to indulge in some of the season's sweets. We originally recorded a video for it, … Continue reading Sweet Flavors of Fall: Enjoying Sweets in Japan
Most of the leaves still wore the proud green of summer when I went, but a few had given way for yellow and red to take over. It was a very pleasant day for rest and retrospect.
"There is no such thing as true friendship with Japanese people," or so I've heard a bunch of times. Is this really true? Or is there something we need to examine further when people make this statement?
https://youtu.be/HoIlSoJYh5c Aoi visits her hometown and sees it anew. Mizhelle gets pensive as she goes to a shrine for cutting ties. Mihyun drinks, and drinks again. A Filipino, a Japanese and a Korean - let this troublesome trio take you to the breathtaking scenes of Kyoto, as they forge friendship with good food, great fun, … Continue reading Girls Gone Kyoto: Monkeys, Spice Challenge and the Scariest Shrine We’ve Been To