Life in Japan

Happy bottoms

If you’ve been to Japan, you’d have experienced the bliss that is the washlet. A warm, welcoming toilet seat during the frigid cold winter… clean buttocks after every use… Fu has been wanting to get one since the first time he sat on one…

5 January 2017

Welcoming 2017!

Happy new year! It’s that time of the year again, where slates are wiped clean and we all get a fresh start. A brand new year, full of promise! As always, I plan to list my resolutions for the new year here. But before I…

1 January 2017
Everyday Adventures

Autumn Snow

Yesterday, I woke up to the postman ringing the bell and Milk Tea barking her head off at the sound -__-|| When I opened the door, the wind was all “WHOOOSSSHHHHHH” and the snow being thrown around in a crazy dance in the strong wind. I felt so…

25 November 2016
Life in Japan


This morning, we were awoken by Milk Tea’s barking. Then we realized she was barking because the sliding door was rattling due to the earthquake that was shaking the entire building. I picked her up and held her to calm her down, all the while…

22 November 2016
DIY Life in Japan

Six weeks later

In the 6 weeks (eeps!) that I was missing from the blog, lots have happened! We moved house, there was Silver Week, our wedding anniversary, and Milk Tea’s one year anniversary with us! But we went absolutely NO WHERE for all those days because of typhoon weather.…

16 October 2016
Life in Japan

Two weeks

In two weeks… two weeks… and my dream will come true. I’ve been waiting for almost a year for it. We are finally… … … … … … … MOVING!!! Yes, again. This is house #7 in Japan hahahaha. This time is probably the…

2 September 2016

Goryokaku Tower and The Star of Hakodate

I’ve visited many observatory decks around the world, but the view from Goryokaku Tower in Hakodate, Hokkaido remains one of the most unique I’ve ever seen. So much so that when I recently saw a tourism poster of it at the station, I paused to admire how pretty…

24 August 2016