Day 2: Tokyo Station / Ueno / Shinjuku

The husband has this crazy obsession with ramen. What better place to get good ramen than at Ramen street. It’s a street filled with the top 10 ramen brands in Japan. Personally I love the Tsukemen by Rokurinsha. <3 The noodles are served springy and cold, and when you dip that in the warm, thick broth, it’s heaven. After Peter had 2 bowls of ramen (can’t remember which one and Rokurinsha), and I had 1/2 (Rokurinsha) a bowl, we were…

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Tokyo Day 1: Shibuya

We flew in from Kyoto (1h 15mins via ANA), arrived at Haneda airport and took a limonsine bus to Shinjuku Station – this was where our airbnb is closely located to. There was the train (Haneda > Keiyu Line > Shingawa > Yamamote JR Line > Shinjuku) but I didn’t want to bother with transferring on trains when I had 2 luggages. The bus was the most direct. Bus was prompt and comfortable. We arrived at Shinjuku in about 1…

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Storing Luggage In Tokyo

My recent 2 trips to Japan had me facing the same issue TWICE – how do I store luggage for x amount of time / days?! I don’t know why information on this is so scarce but I have found all the information you’d need on storing luggage in Tokyo! #1: LEFT LUGGAGE SERVICE These are manned counters where you can drop your luggage off without worrying about trying to fit it into a tiny locker. Available at: – TOKYO…

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Ritz Carlton Singapore Staycation Review

I brought my little family (husband and baby Daniel) to The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore for a one night stay recently and boy were we blown off our feet with the experience. From the time we got off the cab, there was a staff who quickly took our bags and greeted us warmly. As we made our way to the reception, he has already pointed out to us where breakfast is, where’s the pool and the level that we are currently…

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Sponsored Video: Belong Anywhere with Airbnb

When we travel, the world around us gets smaller. Friendships are made on the fly, landscapes are explored, and new experiences are found around every corner. And when you stay in an airbnb listing, this small world feeling is amplified immeasurably. Travelling with airbnb is all about possibilities and adventure. It’s never about a hotel room anywhere in the world. They recently released a lovely lovely video that takes you on a magical train ride through a beautiful handmade world…

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