2010 – i heart JAPAN Day#4

We ran out of toothpaste late last night so we had to run out to the Japan convenience store to stock up.

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Verdict : Taste weird. >.<

Today is day#4. Woke up in our pinkiefied hotel room feeling a little tired but excited. We dressed up and gotten ready for another adventurous day ahead.  We had planned to head over to Nara. A Park filled with deers, temples and shrines.

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Remember how i mentioned that the Hotel we’re staying has a little chapel. Well, this is how it looks like~

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I wasn’t kidding.. it looks really nice! It’s like a church inside a hotel. The husband made full use of it and went in for his morning prayers while i waited for him by his side while admiring the beautiful architectural design of the chapel. I would have taken pics but i thought it might be a bit rude, so i didn’t. >.<

We then headed to get my daily ‘must have’ …

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The husband bought~

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This is some sort of Roll~ but it taste damn good. I definitely would want to have this again. *thumbs up*

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We had our breakfast in the train while heading to Nara.

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i looovveeeeee Onigiri 🙂

The ride didn’t take too long before we arrived.

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When we reached, there were like so many ‘bambi’s walking around. Soo cuttteeee.. surprisingly they don’t stink.

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Honestly, i was actually afraid of getting bitten.

I took a mini Video on this… it was damn funny. Me trying to get friendly with the deer while another deer was like chasing the husband for food. Will post it up soon. 🙂

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He then attacked the book thinking it was food. lolx.

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People around were so open to feeding the deer food which you can buy for 150 yen. *tourist attraction spot mahhh*

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I noticed one in particular was eating plastic bag. >.< FHL!

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We then headed in deeper into Nara as we walked passed temples and shrines.. it was just beautiful~

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The weather was really cold laahh~ so i had to dress up looking like a pregnant penguin..

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While the husband dressed up all macho man~

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The sky was so blue and the temple was sooo biggg!!!!

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We prayed and washed our hands and mouth with blessed water..

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We then walked further in and saw more and more deers walking around greeting visitors while hoping that we’ll buy more food to feed them.

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Once we completed walking the whole park ~ it was just about lunch time. 🙂

For lunch.. i tried something new~ Green Tea Tempura Noodles.

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With a variety of sushi and tepanyaki side dishes..

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Last but not least~ i tried plum ice-cream.

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What can i say~~~~

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ITS THE BESTTTT!!!!!

We headed back to the hotel soon after to rest and recharge before heading out again for the night.. tired laaahh~ we walked so much the past couple of days. lols.

On the way back we bought..

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Snacks. Snacks. Snacks and More Snacks.

When night falls, we headed out for a romantic stroll along the shopping areas. I saw some really interesting things.. like..

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I still don’t geddit how they can walk with shoes like these..

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And it is NOT at all cheap~ >.<

The husband got really excited when he saw this…

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We decided to try the local fast food chain. We would have gone for Yoshinoya however we couldn’t find any at the place we were walking.. non the less, we came across something similar..

First.. we had to purchase tickets from the machines..

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And soon after the food is served.

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We headed back to the hotel once done. It was cold and we had an early morning the next day. Heading off to Gunma for Onsen and hot spring. 🙂

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2010 – i heart JAPAN Day#3

My 10 days trip is now left with just 7 days. Osaka is a beautiful city that we (the husband and i) had enjoyed. Food, no doubt absolutely amazing and the visits to Osaka Castle, Tempozan Market and Dotonburi was indeed an eye opening experience.

On the third day of our honeymoony-ing adventure we headed to Kyoto.

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Traveling light can be rather blissful at times like this as we didn’t really have much to worry about moving from one station to another. We had to changed a couple of trains before we reached our hotel.

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Hotel we stayed this time around was called Hotel Montery Kyoto. A beautiful hotel with a twist of modern western style. Amazingly they even have a little chapel in the hotel for wedding occasions.

Once we reached Kyoto, i had my daily ‘must have’ of Onigiri Salmon.

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I cannot stress how much i llooooovveeeee this!!!

We then headed to visit Fushimi Inari Shrine.

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The weather at this time was serioussssly cold. I was almost freezing my fingers off. >.<

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The shrine was so big that it took about 4 hours for us to walk approximately 4.5km. No doubt this includes climbing up and down heaps of stairs. But indeed, the aches were all worth it as the view was simply breath taking. 🙂

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We also had a stop over to ‘cari cari makan’ which is another objective of mine visiting Japan. Seriously, i think since i landed in this beautiful country i feel like i’ve created a subconscious ‘must do’ in my mind and that is for me to eat like there’s no tomorrow. So i think i’m soon going to be si gemuks when i return back to Malaysia. >.<

Since we were at Fushimi Inari, we assumed that Inari are probably the town’s most in demand food. Therefore we had this for lunch..

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Seriously, the Inari was one of the best i’ve ever eaten.

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We also had a simple Tempura Udon and Curry Udon which was just so so i believe. 

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During our walk back to the train station something caught my eye..

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It looks like some sort of biscuit and there were so many people lining up to get a piece of it. It looks rather interesting to me.. lolx.

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So I tried… spicy as hell and i didn’t like it so much. I still prefer my normal Ritz biscuits with cheese if you asked me. ;P

We then headed over to Gion and i was simply mesmerized by how beautiful the view was over there.

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There was like a street of beautiful Sakura and people dressed up as Maiko’s and Geisha’s.

See the Sakura..

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It was just soooo beautiful. Pinks and White Sakura. 🙂

We then headed down to Pontocho. A street filled with amazing variety of food.

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By the time we walked through this street it was just about dinner time and we were totally clueless on what to eat coz everything looks real good.

After about 30 min of pondering and deciding we ended up going for Sushi.

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Desserts…

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Check out this pot.

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Cute kans?

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Sinful maxxxx… GreenTea ice cream they call Parfeit.

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Haven mille crepe.

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How to resist good food like this?

Soon after, we headed back to the hotel. It was another long day and we were both aching yet tired. Just as i wanted to head in for a nice warm bath.. i saw this which i find it peculiarly interesting.

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So… does this means we’re bathing in mineral water???

o.O

2010 – i heart JAPAN Day#2

As amazing as it is the weather was extremely good on my 2nd day in Osaka. The sun was actually shinning and it was not as cold as expected.

We woke up as early as 8am and had a healthy breakfast of….

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not very jappy… but it was almost impossible for us to eat rice in the morning leh~ too heavy. 😦

and off we headed to Universal Studio soon after. The train ride was not rather short and we only switched 2 trains and we’ve reached. 🙂

*love was in the air*

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It was really hard to take photo’s together as you can see… the logo of Universal Studios was damn small.

Once inside~ we were kiddies in action. 😛

See.. so ah cutes!

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Indeed we did have a blast. There were rides, movies, games, performances.. it was REALLY AMAZING!!

There were even the cutest little snoopy custard bread.

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So cute until i also dunno how to eat. >.<

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OKayyy~ i think enough photos of Universal Studios…

Moving on~ after our adventure.. we headed off and came across THISSSSS…

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This was what i had on my first day.. Onigiri is DAMN BLOODY AWSOME lorrrrrr..

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This time.. we ordered this one.. panas panas wan.. and damn yummy max!!!

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We headed back to Dotonburi to have dinner after that. We planned to try this Ramen place where the queue was crazy long the las
t time we passed by.

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the queue really was very long and finnaaaallyy.. by 7pm it was our turn.

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Obviously the Ramen was REALLY GOOD!

We then headed for Dessert. (*loves*)

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Simply irresistible.

We then headed for SHOPPING… I didn’t really buy much lahh~ lolx. However i did buy…

*jeng jeng jeng jeng*

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The pressure is onz wei~ in Japan.. i realize that not only the girls dress up and look fan-effing-tastic.. but the guys are as vain as well.

1) They dress up hawt as hell.

2) They have their hair done all stylo mylo.

2) They pluck their eyebrows… wtf!!!

*i wonder if they put makeup too* o.o

>.<

Gtg now~ Stay tuned for more updates. 🙂

2010 – i heart JAPAN Day#1

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The boy and i are currently on our honey moon-ing trip to Japan. Flew in with Singapore Airlines and we had the priviledge of sitting the new big ass plane. (paiseeh~ i dunno what is the plane called but it has suites, upper deck and lower deck wan.)

The view was abso-effing-tastic! Minus the wing* >.<

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I even get to have my own little personal corner for my backpack right by my side. 😉

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And obviously~ there were the movies and games.. lolx

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We reached our hotel by 3pm (japan time) after changing 3 different trains after we have landed ~ and now we’re currently exploring the town of Osaka! So far~ i have to admit, despite the age..the ladies in Japan are superb in doing their make ups and have a funky way of dressing. So far… i have not seen any black hair Japanese girl. If there are *they must have been hiding coz i really didn’t even see ‘satu’ of them. Almost all of them has colored hair yet their hair looks amazingly healthy. wtf do they do.. i have no idea.

(Tomorrow i shall try my attempt #1 to learn to stylo mylo more and start with the basics with sexy eye makeup. lolx.)

However… the food is soooo crazy delicious….. i’m so serious about this. Even the sushi’s i bought from the kiosk by the station taste damn good too. It is sooo addictive somemore… i started with eating just ‘satu’… then… aiihh~ you see for yourself how many i ended up eating..

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Did i mention~ they have fillings inside.. and it is damn nice wan.

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Which one is which.. hahahha.. you got to ask my stomach. lolx. 🙂

Even though we reached rather late.. we did do a couple of things like visiting a few amazing places… but of coz~ Obviously eating was one of the main things we did. 😛

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Seriously, the food in JAPAN is DAMN GOODDDD!!!!!

We also visited this place~

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butttt~ i shall blog a separate entry for it. 😉 *it is abso-effing-lutely-awsome* lolx.

ANDDDD of cooozzz~

Some of the places we visited~

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HAHAHA.. you got that right!!! SAKKUURRAA babeeyy*

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yes~ you didn’t see wrong.. the pic before the last i took off my boots and started walking in my socks. lolx. My kaki sakit laaahhh~ i walk and walk and walk… and the boots wasn’t exactly comfy even though it was warm. >.< fml.

So~ obviously it was an excellent excuse for ME to go SHOPPING!! LOLX. And i did. My first shopping in Japan and bought…

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It’s an Onitsuka Tiger. Nice right? I loved the design.. makes my feet looks bigger.. wtf?!?!

Tomorrow = Universal Studios. 🙂 I feel like a small girl being all excited about it. HAHHHA!

Stay tuned for more updates. 😉

Wedding Bells

The month of December 2009 is almost close to the end where singles, couples, folks, children and spirits on earth rejoice the coming new year 2010.

December.

This month has been more like a celebration month for many, especially for myself. I’m still absorbing the fact that i have just gotten married. To mark this very special month attached below is a video of the day i am officially a mrs.

Andrew & Eve Wedding (06.12.09)