• #OOTD at 新宿御苑桜 Cherry Blossoms in Shinjuku Gyoen.
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    Tokyo: Shinjuku Gyoen, Halal Ramen Ouka, Daikanyama

    Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑) The cherry blossoms had gotten their groove on when Ottie and I visited Shinjuku Gyoen. We were super lucky to have been there for the blooms! Shinjuku Gyoen has an entry fee of ¥200 (~SGD $2) per person. This comes with a map to explore this huge area. Everyone knew about the sakura blooms at this park, so it was quite crowded! We had to join a small queue when we arrived at 1pm, and queues to enter were even longer when we left the park at about 2.30pm. Luckily, the fields were large enough to comfortably accommodate people who’d set up picnic mats for lunch. So…

  • Boku no Hero Academia at Anime Japan Expo 2017, Big Sight Tokyo.
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    Tokyo: Anime Japan 2017

    Ottie and I woke to a frigid, dreary landscape as the skies steadily dispensed rain for the entire day. Having to weather both wet and cold was the perfect recipe for misery, but I wasn’t going to let anything stop me from visiting Anime Japan! I’d already bought tickets online via DMM.e for ¥2,016 (about SGD $14) per person weeks ago. Meanwhile our accommodations weren’t even settled for the rest of the trip – yay priorities. Tokyo Big Sight is a pretty iconic-looking convention centre. It was fun exploring new anime as well as checking up on the evergreens, even though I’ve not been on the up and up in…

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    For Our Sins

    It’s no news that I’m extremely weak against all things kitsch, so when I saw the Rocket x Lunch collection on Zalora featuring reversible bomber jackets and ugly af crying sloths, I knew that I had to put it into my wishlist. It wasn’t until a week or two later after the jacket arrived when news surfaced over the Cincinnati Zoo – oblivious to the Streisand effect – asking the internet to please stop circulating Harambe memes when I realised that my ugly crying sloths were actually crying gorillas. Honest to god, I never made the connection despite the huge buddhist ‘Nirvana’ on the back of the jacket; I simply…