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{travel} November ’16: Shoren-In Fall Illumination

One of the reasons why every travel website out there will tell you that November is one of the best months to be in Kyoto is that, throughout that month, a lot of temples in Kyoto organize beautiful, otherworldly (lol, that word choice) fall night illuminations, where they extend their opening hours until after sunset […]

{travel} Things I Did In October: Halloween In Osaka

Contrary to my expectations, Halloween turned out to be an actual thing in Japan. Kind of. When I arrived in Kyoto at the beginning of September, supermarkets and department stores were already selling halloween-themed candy, halloween costumes, and even halloween-themed toilet paper. My new friends were also already pretty excited about the upcoming halloween celebrations from […]

{travel} Things I Did In October: Arashiyama with Ales, Rugby, Baseball And Other Random Snippets

LOL omg, hello, it’s me, the girl that hasn’t written shit in, like, two months. The girl that you all probably forgot about by this point. The girl that you probably thought was dead. But no, it’s all good, I’m still alive, I’ve just been super busy (and lazy, but mostly busy) and haven’t had […]