People in Japan: Aya

To experience Shibuya is to look through a kaleidoscope. Here you watch cars blur into a sea of light and drown in excitement of Japan’s busiest district. What’s so special about Shibuya? Why is it strangely therapeutic to gaze upon the constant rapid movement of…

Valentine’s Day

The time of chocolates, tacky heart-shaped decorations and countless, cute couple Instagram photos with romantic captions is almost upon us! That’s right, it’s nearly February 14th, Valentine’s Day! How do you plan to celebrate this Valentine’s Day? Will you be cuddled up with your significant…

5 Must-Have Items When Travelling In Japan

A photo posted by Bunka Language School (@bunkals) on Jan 18, 2017 at 2:59am PST Japan. Cloud-brushing mountains. A never-ending swarm of salarymen. Brightly-lit streets. Quiet neighbourhoods. What makes a perfect holiday in the land of the Sun? Even with the ultimate itinerary, things may…

What’s It Like at Tokyo Disney Resort

Standing in front of Cinderella’s Castle, the icon of Tokyo Disneyland Today, we have arrived at the Disney theme park, which is also fondly known as The Land of the Dreams (夢の国)! In Japan, there are two theme parks that make up the Tokyo Disney…

A day at the USJ

Today, we will head down to the most well-known theme park in West Japan, also known as Universal Studios Japan! Although we have our very own Universal Studios Singapore, it is still definitely worth going to Universal Studios Japan as it features several exclusive rides that…

What is Comiket and what to expect

For many years now, it never fails to impress me when I find myself in the same train carriage as a group of cosplayers. It was almost as if I stepped into another dimension as I watched them standing in a circle and laughing among…

Going ’round Arashiyama

Today, I’ll share with you about my visit to Arashiyama, which is located in West Kyoto. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty. In addition, the 天龍寺 (Tenryu-ji Temple) that is located in Arashiyama is also one of the UNESCO World…

It’s a trip down the rabbit hole at Alice on Wednesday!

Fans of Alice in Wonderland, you should definitely check out Alice on Wednesday! It is a shop that sells merchandise and food based on the series at affordable prices. Everything inside the shop costs¥2000 or less, which makes it a perfect place to shop for…

Exploring Denden Town in Osaka!

For any fans of anime or manga, surely they have heard of the two meccas of merchandise shopping: Akihabara or Ikebukuro. However, rarely do people talk about the Osaka equivalent of the two spots: Denden Town. Denden Town is a small spot in Nipponbashi, Osaka.…

A Winter Experience – Horseback Riding in Hokkaido

A Winter Experience – Horseback Riding in Hokkaido

  A trip to Hokkaido in winter usually entails a lot of playing in the snow, feasting on fresh (and cheaper) seafood and enjoying  onsen, but have you ever ridden a horse in the snow?   It was a truly magical and unique experience, and…