Siem Reap, Day 5: Shopping + More Food Trip

FEBRUARY 23, 2016 Our last day in Siem Reap was just spent shopping and eating. We woke up quite late since we did not have anything important in our itinerary then Mr. Kim fetched us before lunch so that we could eat (again) in IL FORNO. When we got there, we decided to eat in …

Siem Reap, Day 0-1: Arrival + Park (1st Day)

FEBRUARY 18-19, 2016 Kim (my best friend) and I booked a trip for Siem Reap last month. Our flight to Siem Reap was scheduled on the evening of 18th. There was a 30-minute delay but we did not mind it that much. We arrived at Siem Reap International Airport at around 10PM (Siem Reap is …

Tokyo, Day 7: Revisiting Asakusa

JANUARY 20, 2016 We only had a few hours left before our airport service picks us up in our lodging. Our only destination was to go back to SENSOJI TEMPLE to buy local street food. During our visit last January 17, we saw tents near Hondo that were selling all sorts of food — steamed sweet potato, takoyaki, crab …

Tokyo, Day 5: Akihabara and Revisiting Shibuya

JANUARY 18, 2016 We were greeted in the morning by the first snowfall in Tokyo for 2016. Toshi-san’s prediction that we would be able to experience it was right on mark. We were not able to witness the actual snowfall but seeing that much of snow was already enough to make me happy. The last …

Tokyo, Day 4: Shrines, Temples, and Museums

JANUARY 17, 2016 It was the last day of our company outing (but not last day in Tokyo for me and a few colleagues) so we had to check out at Hotel Monterey Akasaka. Our first stop during our 4th day in Tokyo was the MEIJI JINGU (or Meiji Shrine) in Shibuya. It was just …