Tag: Japan

The 5 o’clock Chime (五時のチャイム)

This chime always plays at 8am and 5pm every day in Wazuka village. There were many times we worked on tea farms far away in wild mountain forest,…

White Diamonds Painted On The Road

I was walking to Wazuka tenmangu shrine the other day when I noticed several white diamonds painted on the road. These diamond-shaped markings also appeared on a street…

First Time Buying Concert Ticket From Ticketbis

Too busy doing the Annual Report for my AIESEC term, I missed the chance to witness BIGBANG‘s MADE world tour when the quintet made their way to perform at…

A Simple UX Lesson from Japanese Rice Bag

My family usually buy rice from supermarkets or from local stores in the neighbourhood. Then we take the rice out of the bag and put it into a…

The beautiful green of Wazuka in summer

Wazuka town (和束町), hidden by mountains, has over 800 years of tea history. The town is 80 km away from Kyoto and in order to get to Wazuka…

Summer in Aomori means Nebuta Festivals!

When I was planning for my summer holiday in Japan, the four most important things on the checklist were: Big Bang Anniversary Concert in Osaka (29th July) Inakadate…

Year 25.

This morning being inspired by Tobias van Schneider, I planned to only jot down some thoughts before the year ends. Don’t know why it turned into a piece…