Tricia’s Travel Highlights (2015)

Happy New Year! Really looking forward to 2016! This marks my 11th or 12th year as a blogger (shoutout to my deviantART followers!). As I grow older, my priorities have definitely changed, and, to be honest, I seem to be a little more appreciative now than I was before. Sometimes, it only takes a brief pause and a prayer to lay out the cards and focus on what I have (instead of what I don’t have). I’m really lucky to be in a position where I can get to travel for both work and play, and of course, make a living out of sharing the things that I like. I think 2015 was a pretty chill year. Most of you know I took some time off in the middle of the year to work on relaunching my blog. All those sleepless nights of researching, self-studying, and trial-and-error coding paid off by making me even more motivated to do better in what I do. Hopefully, I’ll still see you hanging around here in my blog in the next couple of years…?

In the meantime, I’m making this my last post of the year, and also my official 2015 travel master post. Every time a new travel diary is posted, I’ll be updating this list for easier reference. If you’re looking for specific itinerary ideas, consider checking out the posts below.

1. Singapore

to be part of JRunway’s S/S 2015 campaign

Chye Seng Huat Hardware, Orchard, JRunway (store), Behind-the-Scenes (shoot), Haji Lane

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2. Tokyo

for NHK’s Kawaii International

Living the Kawaii Life, Kawaii Pastels with Maenon, VLOG, Tokyo Sky TreeHarajuku, Yoyogi Park, Shibuya, Daikanyama, Shibuya (2), Maison de Julietta

3. Bali

for Vaseline’s #SeizeTheSummer campaign

Day 1, Tegalalang Rice Terraces, Ubud, Day 3, Canggu, Potato Head, Seminyak

4. Osaka, Nara, and Okayama

with BOBSON Japan

Abeno Harukas, Shitenno-ji, Shinsekai, Hozen-ji, Dotonbori, Amemura, Animate, Osaka Castle, Nara, Bobson x MarronierOkayama Jeans Street, Okayama Jeans Museum

5. Singapore

with my family

Visiting Google Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Flower Dome, Travel Diary

6. Tokyo, Kyoto, Kamakura, Yokohama

with Uniqlo

Kamakura’s Great BuddhaHasedera, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Yokohama, Why I Swear By Uniqlo Heatteach, Tokyo Midtown with UniqloA Day With Uniqlo

7. Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco

with my mom

LA: Urban Light at LACMA, LACMA, The Getty, Hammer Museum, Abbot Kinney, Norton Simon Museum, Union Station and The Last Bookstore

NY: Times Square, Central Park, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo, New Museum, SoHo, The Apartment by The Line, Grand Central Station

SFO: Hayes Valley, Painted Ladies, de Young Museum and Japanese Tea Garden

8. New York

for Pond’s as part of the global #PondsInsiders

Travel diaries to follow

9. Germany (Cologne and Munich) and Austria (Salzburg)

for the first time with my parents

Cologne: Alter MarktRheingarten and Hohenzollernbrücke, Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig, City Hall

Travel diaries to follow