Posted in Art, Beauty, Exercise, Family, Feelings, Food, Friends, Health, Japanese Culture, Mt. Fuji, Place, Tokyo

Total Beautifying Day

I went to spa for facial, body and hair.

I had a head massage as birthday of the month special.

It’s nice and I might ask it again.

There was a surprise.

A beautician must have heard of my stomach making noise.

She brought me some sandwich as birthday of the month girl special.

So sweet of her.

I’m going there to beautify myself; simultaneously meeting my friends for chit chatting.

In the afternoon, I went to gym.

Instead of stretching or exercising, my trainer massage me to balance my body.

According to him, my body is overworked.

True enough, I fell sleep while he was massaging me.

Thanks to him, I’ve gained some energy.

In the evening, I met up with Dad.

We visited Hokusai Updated to admire Hokusai’s Ukiyoe (woodblock paints) at Mori Arts Center Gallery, Roppongi Hills Tower 52F.

I like his Mt. Fuji series.

I had luxury of standing in front of Red Fuji and Big Wave to admire quietly.

There are many foreigners from different countries.

It indicates his arts are also popular among foreigners.

The museum is located on 52 Floor; therefore, the view from the floor is breathtaking.

It’s very scenic.

I didn’t have time to visit the observatory area; perhaps, next time.

I beautify completely — face, body, hair and heart — today.

Satisfactory day… fufufu

Posted in Exercise, Feelings, Food, Friends, Golf, Japanese Food, Place, Restaurants, River, Shop, Shopping, Tokyo, Travel

Shopping Weekend

Yesterday, on Saturday, 9 March 2019, I went to Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi, Tokyo to buy golf shirts and a hat for my friend in overseas.

To my surprise, these golf wears by Leonard Sports Paris are mainly produced for Japan market and only available in few areas in Asia.

It was fun shopping on behalf. hahaha

On Sunday, 10 March 2019, I went to Osaka to meet my friend from Malaysia.

I hopped on Shinkansen (bullet train) in the morning and went to Osaka.

We met up at Nanba and had our lunch.

We walked Dotonbori area and decided to have grilled seafood at Isomaru Suisan Dotonbori, Osaka.

Perhaps, I looked helpless; it was so nice having someone cooking for us!

We had a big lunch but no worries; we started walking for shopping!

We took few selfie at Dotonbori (Dotonbori River), Osaka.

We continued shopping at Shinsaibashi Suji Shotemgai (Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade).

We stopped at Daiso (100 yen shop), 3Coins+Plus (300 yen shop), etc.

There are many foreign tourists to shop; therefore, the choice of products, especially for Japanese Souvenirs are good and many!

Starbucks is popular among us.

Many beautiful seasonal Sakura designed tumblers and cups are available.

I checked the merchandise before in Tokyo.

There are many choices like shown in below photos.

But when we visited the first Starbucks of today, there are only few Sakura design merchandises available.

Other designs are all sold out at that shop.

I became panic because I wanted to get one for my dear friend.

We looked for other Starbucks – Starbucks Shinsaibashi BIG, America Mura (American Village), Shinsaibashi, Osaka – and found the design that she wants.

Luckily, I found it!

Today, merchants finish fast because the purchasing power of foreign tourists is so great.

I was in panic so I bought it, though I’m in Osaka.

Then made me wanting to have one for myself so that we can be twins. hehehe

Starbucks became a great shopping place for us.

Time was running out for me; I had to catch the Shinkansen back to Tokyo.

But we had another destination for shopping: Daimaru Department Store Shinsaibashi, Osaka.

My friend wanted to get something nice for her bosses who fought for her so that she can take this training programme in Osaka.

It’s so sweet of her.

But time is ticking…I helped her to decide souvenirs but I ran out time to accompany her to get tax refund.

Japan is safe and systematic.

I guided her and left for Shin-Osaka Eki (Shin Osaka Station) to catch my Shinkansen back to Tokyo.

I managed to reach Shin-Osaka to catch my Shinkansen.

I’m heading back to Tokyo.

I had a good time with my friend.

We laughed and exercised well.

You know women don’t mind to walk around and around the store.

I needed a crazy fun like this to get a break.

Posted in Choco-chan, Exercise, Experience, Feelings, Food, Friends, Place, Tokyo

Christmas 2018

I’ve been sick and I’ve been sleeping.

I’ve done what I should do in Christmas such as watching Christmas illuminations (I’ve watched Tokyo Midtown Roppongi and Marunouchi), are a whole chicken which I bought from COSTCO the other day and decorated the house for Christmas; but I totally forgot to plan my Christmas on Christmas Day.

The blessing were I received Christmas gifts from the States and Choco is here to keep me a company.

I dressed Choco up to Santa.

Choco Santa with Reindeer

But he doesn’t want to wear Santa clothing.

He won’t move with Santa outfit.

Well, there are many people outside to see Christmas illuminations at Tokyo Midtown Roppongi.

The management of Tokyo Midtown Roppongi even placed fences to manage the crowd.

To cut through the line, I need to get a special pass for it.

In 2018, I had only gym session for Christmas event on 25 December 2018 at 6 pm.

I dressed up and put make up as if I’m going out for dinner because my gym session was at dinner time.

Next Christmas, I will plan better by not getting sick.

Posted in Exercise, Feelings, Health

I’m feeling GOOD

I finally felt that I recovered from a cold and feeling good!

I EXERCISE and feeling so fresh and energetic!

I’m pumped!

I asked my trainer that am I ready for harder exercise?

He said you look so happy so you can try anything.

According to my trainer, when I’m happy I don’t feel pain. hahaha

Posted in Beauty, Choco-chan, Exercise, Feelings, Health

5 January 2019

It was body maintenance day for both Choco and I.

I went to gym for stretching.

I couldn’t exercise last month due to a cold, it was refreshing to move my body though it was only stretching.

Time to gear up!

I also took Choco for monthly care: grooming, nail, ear cleaning, etc.

He also had spa.

He posed for new year.

Choco, I didn’t know you can pose for camera.

You are full of surprises!