asia adventure: tokyo again

May 1st, 2015 / by / in: travel / 2 Responses

I know I just came BACK from Tokyo, but this is about visiting Tokyo on my previous Asia trip. (Yeah, yeah, I’m slow to update this, I know. Or maybe I just go to Tokyo too often?) Anyway, we had two nights in Tokyo on this trip, but I actually […]


January 5th, 2015 / by / in: everything cute / 12 Responses

So… Hello Kitty Con! We woke up early, grabbed some coffees, and got on the Hello Kitty bus to Hello Kitty Con. Yes indeed, there was a HELLO KITTY BUS from the hotel to the convention. And it was awesome. In case I didn’t explain this before, this was the […]

hello kitty con 2014

October 20th, 2014 / by / in: everything cute / No responses

OMMMMMMMGGGGG guys, Hello Kitty Con is next week! I’m pretty excited (if that wasn’t obvious). Guess who else is going to be at Hello Kitty Con? You may remember her from my Lolita stories. That’s right — the one and only Kawaii Ambassador Misako Aoki! It’s kind of weird because […]

the totoro dream house

August 10th, 2013 / by / in: everything cute / 11 Responses

One of my favourite movies in the ENTIRE WORLD is My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ Tonari no Totoro in Japanese). I love all of the Studio Ghibli movies, but Totoro is my absolute favourite, forever and always. I’ve been to the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka a couple times (you might remember […]

8 bit cafe

August 6th, 2013 / by / in: everything cute / 1 Response

If you’re a big nerd, you’ll probably enjoy 8 bit cafe in Shinjuku. I’m only a small nerd and I thought it was cool. It’s basically a bar that’s packed full of retro gaming stuff, with themed cocktails to match. There are game systems you can play (although not as […]

cheap stuff in seoul

July 6th, 2013 / by / in: travel / 2 Responses

Here’s just some more random photos from Seoul. Mostly of food and makeup, because 99% of my income goes towards those two items. I can never get over how cheap yet amazing the food and makeup (and EVERYTHING) is in South Korea.  Korean alcohol is basically cheaper than water. The […]


June 9th, 2013 / by / in: travel / 2 Responses

On our second day in Hiroshima, we headed out to Miyajima (“shrine island”), an island located in Hiroshima Bay. Miyajima’s real name is Itsukushima (Miyajima is a nickname) and it’s famous for a shrine on the island with the same name. We almost didn’t go because it was raining, but I’m […]