Come along with me through my quest of beauty, from a quirky little shop next door to a remote village only locals know. Sometimes the beauty of life lies on our nearest reach, but most of the time, they demand us to willingly seek for it. Use #hinokitrip to browse through my curated travel trips in Instagram, and #tokyotrouvaille to start digging the not-in-the-tourist-sites hidden gems all over Tokyo.

/ 2017 . 08 . 19

Senjojiki, A Cirque Above The Clouds

I often wonder why I travel. Or why it captivates me so much. Or why I always long for it, just like a child trapped in a tower without a door and desires for the outer world as she is…

/ 2017 . 08 . 11

Tokyo Eatery: Regendo, Story of A Thoughtful Meal

My years in Japan has been a constant love-and-hate relationship. Although I inherit the similar East Asian look and was raised by some same parts of its peculiar culture, it doesn’t necessarily make my life easier here. There are days

/ 2017 . 07 . 30

Tokyo’s Neighbour Trip: Gunma

Living in Tokyo surely has its many perks, but this biggest city in the world can be depressing as hell, too. With its constantly moving people, rushing trains and convenience stores that never sleep, I often find it hard to

/ 2017 . 05 . 26

Tokyo’s Cherry Blossom Hideaways – A Curated Guide

  The days are bright longer now. Golden branches start to roll out their sleeves. Tiny buds are peeking up everywhere you glance. You know spring is arriving. I call myself lucky to be granted the chance to live in…