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Izu, Shizuoka

Izu, Shizuoka

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen some of these pictures from our recent vacation. We spent three days last week in Izu area: Shimoda city, Shirahama beach, and Izu Kogen. It has been too long since we had a holiday. Last summer we didn’t go anywhere because we have just movedContinue Reading →

Manza, Gunma Prefecture

Manza, Gunma Prefecture

A couple of days ago, we went for a short trip to Manza in Gunma prefecture, an area for ski and onsen (hot spring) resort. It was about 6 hours bus trip from Tokyo. We spent the first night on the bus there, and the second night at Manza Prince Hotel. The scenery was soContinue Reading →

Summer vacation 2011

Summer vacation 2011

We’re finally home after the vacation in Indonesia! Sidra enjoys meeting people, so he really loved his time there, meeting grandparents and other family members, going to places and seeing interesting things. Our families live in different cities in indonesia, so we had to make several trips by cars and local airplanes to see them, andContinue Reading →

My mother’s Janome

My mother’s Janome

We’re still on summer vacation in Indonesia right now and have visited Jakarta, Jogjakarta, and Bandung where all our families are living. My mother lives in Jogjakarta and I had the chance to take pictures of her old Janome sewing machine. My late father rarely bought things for my mother, and this sewing machine wasContinue Reading →

Golden Week 2011

Golden Week 2011

One hour away from the busy city, walking up the mountain through the wood, there were ancient statues scattered around, we spread our picnic mat on top of the mountain and had the best lunch! Well, actually it was only some onigiri, but you know, anything taste better when eaten in a fine day.

Kusatsu

Kusatsu

It’s 2011! I want to wish you a wonderful year ahead! We spent New Year’s Eve at home, just the three of us, eating pizza and playing games. The day before, we just got back from two days vacation in Kusatsu, a small city in Gunma prefecture. It’s about 4 hours bus trip from Tokyo.Continue Reading →

Kamakura

Kamakura

We just got back from Kamakura, a beautiful city about 2 hours away from Tokyo. Sidra had really wanted to go to the beach, that was why we went there so we could go to Yuigahama beach nearby. I really love Kamakura, the city is small yet so beautiful. The streets are clean with lotsContinue Reading →

Golden week 2010

Golden week 2010

The end of April through around May 5th is called Golden Week in Japan since there are many public holidays during this period. We spent the holiday in the Okutama mountain area. Okutama is quite near to Tokyo, so instead of spending the nights, we made two one day trips there. My husband loves hikingContinue Reading →

Suwako

Suwako

A short trip to Suwako, a little town in Nagano prefecture. Once there, we took a short bus trip to Kirigamine Ski Grounds to find more snow and play slide. It’s the first snow for me and Sidra! We stayed one night in a hotel by the Lake Suwa, and had a very nice dinnerContinue Reading →

Summer vacation 2009

Summer vacation 2009

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Time flies

Time flies

It’s our wedding anniversary today and we went someplace nice to celebrate it. Can’t believe it has been already a year since the day ^.^

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