I am flying tonight to Osaka, Japan – Very excited!


I am excited. Today I’ll be flying to Osaka for a bit less than three months. To be honest, I don’t like flights, especially long flights where you are in the air for more than 10 hours straight. I was a bit off today because of this. I’ve spent some time trying to make the […]

Video of a Panda Bear in Ueno Zoo – Tokyo, Japan

Panda bear Ueno zoo

The first time I’ve seen a Panda bear was on my trip to Tokyo at Ueno Zoo (“Tokyo Zoo”). I was stationed in Seoul and took a flight to Tokyo in April 2018. I was walking on foot, searching for nice places to see. Then I came across the Ueno zoo. Here is a video […]

Himeji Castle Video Tour – Inside, Top Floor & Night View

Himeji Castle in the evening

On April 4, 2019, I visited Himeji. Himeji is a city in Japan that has a gorgeous Japanese castle. I wanted to see the amazing castle that everyone was talking about. In this article, I’ll share a video tour showing you how Himeji Castle looks from both outside and inside. I also captured videos of […]

Japanese Steamed Nikuman Buns are Heavenly Delicious!

Japanese Nikuman steamed buns

In Japan there is plenty of convenience stores liked FamilyMart or ‘7 Elven’ distributed around any city. When I was in Osaka, I had a morning habit stopping at a nearby convenience store and buying one of that delicious steamed buns called Nikuman. Those filled buns are so heavenly delicious— that I had to share […]

Japanese to English Live Text Translation using Google Translate

Japanese product text translation using Google Translate

In this post, I want to share my experience of shopping in Japanese supermarkets. Are some of the products in English or just Japanese, and if it’s in Japanese, what can you do to be able to know what the product is? There is a reasonable solution for translating text from Japanese to English using […]

Japanese Bidet Toilet Seat “Experience”

Japanese toilet seat

It’s kind of funny that I named the title “Japanese bidet toilet seat experience”, with emphasize on “Experience”. However, as a person who never sat on one of those types of toilet seats, it’s a new experience. I won’t get into too technical details. .The Japanese toilet seats, although not everywhere, of course, are “smart […]

My Pocket WiFi Has Been Shipped to the Post Office

If you don’t know, it’s my second time I choose JapanWiFiBuddy rental service. They have fantastic prices for long terms stay in Japan and even more amazing customer service. Anyways, yesterday JapanWifiBuddy sent me an email that my WifiBuddy (their Pocket Wi-Fi) is on the way, I first wanted the Pocket WiFi to arrive at […]

Video: Great Buddha Hall (Daibutsuden) of Todaiji

Have you wondered what’s inside the “Great Buddha Hall” (Daibutsuden) in Todai-ji temple? Well, as its name suggests, there is a Buddha statue there, but not just that, it’s the world’s tallest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana. The place is also referred to as Sourin of the seven-storied pagoda of Todaiji. I’ve entered the […]