Endless blue skies and gorgeous summer weather. That’s what I think of when Afternoon Tea comes to mind, and Halekulani’s Orchid restaurant, set right up against Honolulu’s world-famous Waikiki Beach, didn’t disappoint. In a way, it was perfect. Here’s me sitting at the table, surrounded by clean, warm air and the quiet chatter of other
1000 bottles of pop on the wall, 1000 bottles of pop! That’s basically Tokyo in a nutshell, at least in my 9 years of experience (cue Horio here). Japan is all about the newest fad, the latest little libation, and especially gentei nomimono (limited-edition drink). Well, gentei anything, really, but especially those liquids. I don’t think
Tokyo welcomed me back with open arms. It was virtually the same as I had left it. Most of my friends still lived there, most of the shops that I had loved were still there, even if some of them had changed locations. Most of all, the anime was still there. (890 geeks have read
Well, I mean, I’m not! Your mileage may vary. Japanese and me are old friends, anyway. The staff also spoke English pretty well, at least the times that I spoke to them in my native tongue, so there’s that! I actually chose this title because the Park Hyatt Tokyo was the hotel that was used
I’m making so many decisions back here to make life easier and better, and just overall more geared toward my true self, you know? But just bear with me, guys… right now, it’s picture time! Tokyo Disneyland was cold. Coooooooold cold cold! I moved away from Japan because of constant cold like this. It was/is really hard to
I went to see Hidden Figures last night. I’ve been waiting for this movie since I first saw the trailer half a year ago, so even though it was at 10:10 and I am a definite early bird, I braved the night anyways. It was really, really good! Not just the story itself, but how it made me think
Here’s something new… for me, at least! Thuy really wanted to stay in the Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, in one of the character suites, and I tend to go with the flow, so we ended up in the Beauty and the Beast suite for two days! No complaints here! Well, about the hotel itself, that is.