A Staycation at Aloft Tokyo Ginza

I believe many people are itching to travel like the pre-pandemic days, myself included. While I could travel abroad right now if I wanted to, imagining the increased wait time at airports and the quarantining period fills me with dread. Which is why a recent staycation courtesy of Aloft Tokyo Ginza was a welcome treat. … Continue Reading

NANZUKA UNDERGROUND Gallery Space in Tokyo

This is a long overdue post, as I visited this gallery space back in June; however, I still want to share photos from the opening exhibition because NANZUKA UNDERGROUND is already one of my favorite art spaces in Tokyo. NANZUKA UNDERGROUND had a successful grand opening of its new flagship gallery located in Jingumae, Shibuya, … Continue Reading

OMEGA Lounge for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

At the beginning of 2020, I was excited for many things, and one of those was the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. For the first time in my life, I would be in the city that would host the Olympic Games. I even had a job booked for the Olympics, which had become a dream of mine … Continue Reading

La Fondue Tokyo presents a Winter Formal 2020

First post of 2021! Happy New Year everyone. This is a recap of La Fondue Tokyo’s first Winter Formal event at Pullman Tokyo Tamachi from last December.
2021年初の投稿!遅くなりましたが、明けましておめでとうございます。この記事は先月開催したLa Fondue Tokyoの初ウィンターフォーマルのまとめになります。

Vivaci Tokyo 002 – “Environment”

This is a very long overdue post. Last month, my Vivaci Tokyo team finally held our second event at TRUNK(HOTEL) on the theme of sustainability and the environment. This post will mainly be a quick recap with a majority of the post being photos. この記事は1ヶ月前にアップするはずだったのが、もう既に11月末・・・先月、Vivaci Tokyo第2回のイベントをTRUNK(HOTEL)で開催することができました。今回のテーマは「環境」と「サステナビリティ」。写真多めのイベントまとめ記事になります! Just to recap on what Vivaci Tokyo is all … Continue Reading

DHC Deep Cleansing Oils Review

Beauty and skincare have been such an important part of my daily routine for a while now. Even though I haven’t posted much recently about my routine or new/favorite products I’ve been trying, I thought this would be a great opportunity to share my experience with products from the world-renowned beauty brand, DHC. They recently … Continue Reading

New Single: “714-LUVTIDE”

So, I did a thing for my birthday. I released my first single “714-LUVTIDE” on major online platforms! 実は・・本日誕生日に新しいシングルをリリースすることになりました! “Samantha Mariko makes her debut as a singer/songwriter with a summer house track, “714-LUTVIDE,” on her 30th birthday to welcome a new era of creativity in music. With a B.A. in piano performance from UCLA and … Continue Reading

Tokyo Angels Podcast

Hey everyone, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on my blog (sorry!). I’ve been working on new projects since quarantine, my new podcast being one of them. 皆さん、お久しぶりです!最後ブログに書いてからだいぶ時間が経っていて申し訳ないです。自粛期間から新たなプロジェクトを初めていて、そっちに集中していました。実はポッドキャストを5月にローンチし、今回はそれについて説明したいなと思います! My good friend Julia and I have been wanting to do a lifestyle podcast since last year, and what better time to launch it than … Continue Reading

EX-OH Tokyo Vol. 1 ~An R&B Party~

New R&B party in town! Last weekend, my team and I held our first R&B event titled “EX-OH Tokyo” at The Deck at 1 OAK TOKYO. From starting our radio program, EX-OH Radio, on blockfm in January of this year and then kick-starting our event less than two months later has been such a roller … Continue Reading

My 6 Must-Follow Beauty Rules

I realize I’ve neglected to post on my blog since the end of last year. To put it quite frankly, I haven’t been feeling as motivated to create new content, and I’d rather post nothing at all than half-heartedly whip up a random post. Well, I can’t say this itself isn’t a random post but … Continue Reading