First of all, I’d like to apologize for procrastinating over blog updates ( ；∀；) There are many things happening in my life right now (corp work, preparation for leadership trainings, nihongo classes,
daydreaming, and planning travels) but I still think they’re just excuses for me to neglect my blogging duties lol. I’m really sorry! Moving forward, I finally gathered inspiration to continue my Japan2017 series. I know it’s already 2018 but better late than never!
If you still remember what I mentioned in the last post of my blog entry titled “Last day in Osaka
,” that Day 4 was supposed to be dedicated to stroll around Tokyo instead of Osaka, it turned out we’ll get the taste of the capital city on Day 6 instead. So I guess you already have a hint where we traveled on Day 5 given the title of this post?
Correct if you answered Mt. Fuji a.k.a Fujisan! The mountain is so famous almost everyone in the world would want to see her. Some even claim traveling Japan is incomplete if you didn’t see Fujisan. Tourists who planned to see her sometimes fail because of the bad weather or the thick mist/clouds covering her beauty. I must say, the afternoon of April 4 was a lucky moment for us because clouds didn’t surround her under the sunny skies and it allowed us to watch her visible body from the observation deck of Mt. Kachi Kachi Ropeway despite the unpredictable weather.
Every year, October excites me as this is my birth month and the celebration of anything scary, yes, Halloween🎃. As much as possible I treat myself with arts and creativity (yearly mantra, it is) but turned out I procrastinated until there are few days remaining for October to draw and do some adventurous stuff oTL (I even skipped participating this year’s Sakata Gintoki birthday celebration on Twitter. Sorry Gin-chan!!
My one and only precious figure + PORTRA app. I’m sorry this was the only thing I did for you (T_T)
In my first Japan trip, the novice traveller me definitely did not belong to “The Planner” type. I didn’t ask my aunt the details of our Osaka trip nor did I research about the prefecture we were in so I had an assumption Osaka is not that interesting compared to Tokyo. All I knew that morning of April 3 was to pack all of my things in my luggage because we’ll head to Tokyo that day. I thought my Osaka trip ended in USJ, but day 4 was dedicated to explore Osaka and little did I know it will give me one of my memorable moments in my life!
(Disclaimer: This post is not a review of anything.)
The place I’d love to travel again in Japan, if I were asked, would definitely be Kyoto. Since I already travelled here during spring, I’m planning to come back again on either summer or autumn and will tour the places I haven’t been to. With K’LOOP (Kyoto World Heritage Loop Bus) our do-it-yourself tour covered four popular destinations: Nijo-jo, Kinkaku-ji, Ginkaku-ji, and Kiyomizu-dera. For every site, I collected tickets and guide fliers as souvenirs that I later put in my A5 journal. (I lost the guide book of Nijo-jo though (T_T) Here’s the video of my creative journal featuring my trip in Kyoto:
Sorry for the low quality oTL