Fukuoka: Joten-ji, Shofuku-ji

Looking for a place to go to this spring? Fukuoka is a great sakura-sightseeing alternative to the big cities in Japan if you’re not too keen on big crowds. I went for a few days first week of April 2016, and it was definitely one of my most memorable trips ever,…

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Charriol: Forever Watch

First things first – YES, my fringe is back! If you followed me from the beginning (some 10-ish years ago), you’d know that I sported bangs for the longest time! I already wanted to bring them back last year, but decided to postpone cutting my hair drastically until after the wedding….

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Mango: Lucky New Year

First post after getting married, and most probably my last post before Chinese New Year! This means I’m back to regular programming – yay! Starting today, expect a lot from my pre-wedding backlog! I actually just got back from our minimoon in Hong Kong, and it was super fun witnessing…

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Fukuoka: Tocho-ji

I’ve seen Tocho-ji and its famous sitting Buddha during winter, but the view totally pales in comparison to peak sakura season. There’s a huge cherry blossom tree right smack in the center of the temple grounds! There’s not much to say when this is right in front of your eyes:

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Fukuoka: Ohori-koen

Feeling just as hopeful about 2017 as the peak of cherry blossoms in Japan. I deliberately saved this post in time for New Year’s because I’m so thankful I got to see this life-changing view with my parents. There’s always something about springtime – not only is it a sort of rebirth…

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Himeji

I’m all praises about Himeji nowadays. Every time someone tells me they’re heading to Osaka, I immediately take the opportunity to convince them to take a day trip to Himeji and see Himeji Castle. Last March, I was finally able to go on a new place in Japan! I couldn’t…

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Manila Fashion Festival S/S 2017: ARIN, Gabbie Sarenas, Esme Palaganas, WEAVE

ARIN After that wonderful earth toned collection last season, ARIN is back with reworked basics in spring shades that every girl would love to include in her everyday wardrobe. They totally nailed the “millenial pink” trend, and I absolutely covet that pink crop top and tennis skirt co-ord!   Gabbie Sarenas Who would’ve thought farming…

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