Travelling Japan – Hotel Francs (Makuhari, Chiba)

I really have no idea how useful this will be, considering tourists hardly go to the Makuhari area unless they’re going to the convention centre or on a business trip, but I really did like Hotel Francs, so I have to talk about it. It is about a 5-10 minute walk from Makuhari Messe, which…… Continue reading Travelling Japan – Hotel Francs (Makuhari, Chiba)



Travelling Japan – Mobile Wifi aka Mifi

I don’t have to be constantly connected, but well, it does make things way easier, so when I travel, I like to rent a mobile wifi unit rather than have to depend on public wifi or Starbucks. Mifi are mobile routers that you connect your devices to via wifi, so you pop the unit in…… Continue reading Travelling Japan – Mobile Wifi aka Mifi


The Feels – Lunatic Fest Day 1

Lunatic Fest Day 1 at Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, was an unexpectedly emotional day for me. It wasn’t my first Luna Sea live and so I wasn’t expecting to burst into tears. But when X Japan started their performance, my tears kept falling and didn’t stop till the end of Luna Sea’s act. I was introduced…… Continue reading The Feels – Lunatic Fest Day 1


Sublime Experience at Shinji by Kanesaka

“Shinji will change the way you look at sushi,” she said. And it has. While my experience at Shinji by Kanesaka at the Raffles Hotel will not upstage the memory of my first taste of uni at Tsukiji market in Tokyo, it certainly comes close. I had the 12-piece (Tsuki 月) Set Lunch Course and…… Continue reading Sublime Experience at Shinji by Kanesaka