• OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Mata Ne, Japan + Expenditure

    As with all journeys, our time in the land rising sun had come to an inevitable end. We made a stopover at Vietnam, and I got some outfit shots taken. Oh you’re trying to take an #OOTD? Here have some random people in the background. We also had an overpriced Burger King meal. And plane food. It was okay. Wearing Zara cardigan GU hat Dresslink dress Spurr shoes Outfit photos assisted by Shasha & Ruru. P.S. here’s my expenditure list if anyone is interested in using it to plan your itinerary to Japan. Total expenditure was about SGD $2,800 for 10 days, although I’m sure it’s do-able with a smaller budget if one…

  • FOOD,  OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Stripes for Asakusa

    Our next day in Tokyo was spent visiting yet another must-visit tourist spot, Asakusa – more specifically, Sensōji. The crowd at Nakamise was definitely not to laugh at, as we found ourselves swept along with the flow of people making their way through the huge lantern at the Kaminarimon entrance and into Sensōji, taking a quick breather by stopping by the many interesting shops selling a variety of memorabilia from kitschy souvenirs to handcrafted art and crafts. Underside of the giant lantern. Got myself some Ningyo-yaki – meaning quite literally ‘fried dolls’. These come in various shapes and like, but they all share the same red bean filling inside: Shasha…

  • OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Still in Shibuya

    I don’t think you can claim to have visited Tokyo if you haven’t at least visited Takeshitadoori and joining the throngs of pedestrians at the famed Shibuya crossing. So we did just that, it being Ruru’s first time in Japan and all. But first, we paid a little visit to Meiji Shrine – the onset of spring was quite pretty: This man was pretty cool sweeping the pebbles while barely touching the ground! We stood there for a while admiring him go about his work. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity for an outfit shoot when we wandered into a quieter part of the shrine: This time I didn’t have…