I remember the last time we were in Tokyo for our wedding shoot, there was a typhoon and this time we experienced another typhoon in Tokyo too ==”
So basically during the first 2-3 days in Tokyo, we had to carry an umbrella with us all the time. One thing I was really happy with during our stays there was the temperature. The temperature was just nice, not too cold or hot. A sweater or a light jacket is good enough so it’s perfect for dressing up. This time I’m quite smart because I finally learnt to pack light, I only brought 1 pair of heels and a pair of flats then 10 outfits for 10 days in Japan! NO extra outfits whatsoever!
The purpose of this trip is actually for work; there is a health & safety exhibition in Osaka so my dad decided to just send me there to meet up with our suppliers and take a look at the exhibition. Like I said, when it comes to Japan, work 24/7 also never mind. We only have to work for 3-4 days in Japan and another 6 days was plainly for shopping and sightseeing hahaha…
Landed safely and Japan welcomed me by making sure my bum was warm and clean hahaha. First pic I took when I landed in Tokyo, there are a lot of buttons to press for just a toilet right ==’ Ok something funny/bimbo happened to me in the next few days. I was in our supplier’s factory and I had to go to the toilet after a meeting, so as usual I just do watever business I did in the toilet. When I was done, I stood up and I tot it was an automatic toilet but NOTHING happened! So I was like WTF which button now!!! (There were only japanese words/symbols on the controller) I think I spent like fucking 5 mins looking for the “flush” button T___T When I was about to give up I was like I’m going to just press every single button! Luckily the first button I pressed, it flushed ==” The moment I came out from the toilet my supplier was like “R U OK?” I was like “YEAH, couldn’t find the flush button…” Only happens in Japan. I felt so dumb or “kampung” when I was in Japan.
We arrived late at night and after checking in, I told Jo, lets go to Family Mart for supper!! Their convenient stores are like heaven to me. Thousands of selections of drinks and snacks!!!! Hahah I look like the Home Alone guy in this pic hahah
Hotel room is small but super clean =)
My supper was super awesome, milk tea and boiled fish cake & radish!
Our room is only 150 sqft and we had no place to put our luggages so this is the outcome hahaha. If there is an emergency I will just jump out from the window =) So after settling down we hit the sack.
The next day we went to Ramen Street at Tokyo Station for tsukemen!!
Rokurinsha, it’s quite famous and the queue was insane ==”
The queue at Rokurinsha literally went around the restaurant. One thing I don’t mind about queuing in Japan is because everyone is so polite and they will never cut queues or purposely stand very very close to you! Talk about being civilized, Malaysian LEARN?
The inside of the restaurant, small but cozy. Japanese restaurants are very different from ours because most tend to focus and specialize in one thing only, and do it very well. Here at Rokurinsha, your only options are more meat or more noodles!
Tsukemen is my current favorite ramen! The noodles are firmer than usual but more “Q” compared to normal ramen. Then the flavor of the soup is much stronger so when you dip the cold noodles into the soup with a little bit chili powder it tastes SO GOOD!
No caption needed because the egg was just perfect!
A display outside the restaurant to make you even hungrier when you are queuing hehe. I like artificial food displays in Japan, super cute and realistic!
Souvenir shops are also one of my favorites in Japan hehehe
There is a Hello Kitty shop in Tokyo Station! The pink bow is directly on my head like a headband =)
Then we headed to Shibuya, and it was raining so Jo and I went to Starbucks for a hot drink!
Im not a coffee kind of person because it gives me heart palpitations but the roasted almond latte in Starbucks was AWESOME!!!
It feels so good to be back in Tokyo after a year =) The last time we were there for our wedding shoot!
Even though it rained, I never complained because their umbrellas are too cute haha.
Then time for PURIKURA!!!!! I took one a day so I have a total of 5 haha.
My legs look freaking long and my eyes are like gold fish hahaha
I was walking around Shibuya then went to Don Quijote where they sell a lot of fake eyelashes and cosmetics!!! It was Halloween week so it was packed with last minute costume shoppers too.
It’s like heaven to me cox I personally hate applying mascara hahaha
Spent a lot of time choosing and deciding which I should buy. Jo was like “JUST TAKE WHICHEVER LA.” Sigh guys dont understand one la! The price ranges from 980 yen- 1300 yen! CHEAP! My personal favorite is Diamond Lash!
Bought myself a pair of boots from H&M! H&M in Japan is so cheap!!! I got a maxi dress for only RM10!!
We headed to GOGO Curry in Shibuya for dinner!
GOGO Curry Rice! It’s different from the usual Japanese curry because the sauce is really dark and intense because they cook the meat and veges till they melt into it. Tried out the fermented soy beans with raw eggs too and it’s definitely not something I like ==” I know why Crayon Shin Chan hates it so much now because the smell is too strong but Jo loves it!
Didn’t get a chance to visit AA during our last visit so we made time to visit this time! I tot their stuff will be very expensive since it’s imported from the US but surprisingly the price was ok! Finally I get to buy some original disco pants! Hehee
Everyone, meet Hachiko hahahaha
and more Hachikosssss
During the night, it was drizzly and colder so I swapped sweaters with Jo. In fact, throughout the entire trip, we exchanged sweaters to match our outfits! Hehehe. We spent most of our first day walking around Shibuya.
Everything in Japan looks extra cute including their desserts ==’
Look at the amount of people crossing at Shibuya crossing… It feels so good to be back in Japan after a year! We headed back to our hotel early ’cause we were pretty tired and also to get some rest for Puroland the next day!! I get to meet my twin sister!!
To be continued…
Ahhh I love this post! All the pictures are so clear & nice lor! Glad that you had fun in japan! Can’t wait for your next blog update! <3November 15, 2013 at 7:36 am
Can’t stop loving Japan post!! Love the photos too! Jo is really talented in photography~ all your photos are just amazing! heheNovember 15, 2013 at 9:15 am
This post makes me miss Japan so much! You really can blend in with the Japanese leh hahahaha 😀November 15, 2013 at 10:03 am
can i know what camera you are using to take the pic? very clear andy pretty!November 15, 2013 at 8:47 pm
Where did you get your denim jacket? It looks so good on you!November 16, 2013 at 7:25 pm
It’s Jo’s old denim jacket heheheNovember 16, 2013 at 7:51 pm
D300 =)November 16, 2013 at 7:51 pm
How much did you get your disco pants for? 🙂November 18, 2013 at 9:42 pm
Hey Bobo!!! I’m now in Tokyo and the layout of your hotel looks exactly like mine! Did u stay at Smile Hotel Nihonbashi??? ^.^November 19, 2013 at 6:11 pm
yes!!!!!! hehhe have fun in tokyoNovember 20, 2013 at 10:45 pm
around RM260November 20, 2013 at 10:45 pm
the photos are so great!! did u add any filter to it ?November 23, 2013 at 9:47 pm