Hotel Noir, Paris

Paris is known for their countless boutique hotels, each one unique in their own way. During my Paris trip, I stayed at 3 different boutique hotels, and I must say the Hotel Noir was my favorite. Set in the 17th district of Paris and only a 10-15 minute walk from the Arc de Triomphe and … Continue Reading

Romantic black floral in Paris

Have you ever heard someone say that Paris is the “city of romance?” While lovey-dovey romance wasn’t in the air for me, I did enjoy the beautiful scenery of Paris and the romantic French language all around me as I toured the city. One thing I noticed during my travels is that I really dress … Continue Reading

Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve “Designer of Dreams” Exhibit

During the first week of my stay in Paris, the Christian Dior exhibit, Couturier du Rêve, or “Designer of Dreams,” opened its doors to the public at Les Arts Decoratifs. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior, this beautiful exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in the world of Dior, … Continue Reading

The Grand Palace in Bangkok

Visiting the Grand Palace in Bangkok was probably the highlight of my trip in Thailand. It was truly a surreal experience walking through the palace grounds in all its splendor. タイのメディアツアーの中で最も楽しみにしていたのがバンコクの王宮での訪問でした。こんなに立派な王宮を訪れるのは人生で初めてで、その品のある輝きには圧倒されました。 One of the first things I noticed before entering the palace was the amount of people dressed in black from head to toe, waiting … Continue Reading

The Vogue Lounge, Bangkok

While the main goal of the media tour in Bangkok was to explore the more historical sites such as temples and the Grand Palace, I tried to make use of the free time I had to check out more mainstream areas in the city as well. Thanks to one of the bloggers in my tour … Continue Reading

Street snaps from Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week 2017

Some street snaps I was fortunate enough to take during the 2nd half of Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week. I enjoyed seeing the wide range of fashion & style worn by the fashion icons from around the world and taking in all the current trends. Having gone to several season of Fashion Week Tokyo, it’s … Continue Reading

5 Temples to visit in Thailand – Bangkok and Ayatthuya

The first 2 days during the media tour in Thailand were spent sight-seeing various temples and the Grand Palace (I will blog about this in a separate post later). We didn’t have too much time to spend at each site because of the tour schedule, but I was time and time again in awe at … Continue Reading

The Landmark Hotel & Spa Bangkok

Last week, I went on a blogger media tour in Bangkok, Thailand in celebration of the 130th year between the diplomatic relations between Thailand and Japan. The Landmark Hotel & Spa welcomed the entire team from different parts of Japan with warm smiles and impeccable hospitality, and my stay in Thailand couldn’t have been better. During … Continue Reading

A cherry blossom heaven in Nara

Nara was our last stop for the Global Travel Blogger Summit, and I can’t think of a better way to conclude this amazing trip. Read on for more about our bicycle trip through Nara and the beautiful cherry blossoms! グローバルトラベルブロガーサミットのラストストップは奈良でした。12人の中のブロガーで残り3人になってしまいましたが、奈良でサミットを完結できて良かったです。奈良でのママチャリツアー、そして旬の桜の写真を是非ご覧になって下さい。 Our host, Hiro, is an expert when it comes to Nara, and he took Lena, … Continue Reading

Getting to know Hiroshima pt. II – Miyajima Island and the A-bomb Dome

Introducing part II of the “Getting to know Hiroshima” series. During our second day in Hiroshima, Gail of The Equinox Fashion and I spent half the day trekking around Miyajima Island and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial where the famous A-bomb Dome is located. グローバルトラベルブロガーサミットより、広島シリーズのパート2を紹介したいと思います。広島での二日目は、ブロガーのゲールちゃんと半日で宮島と広島平和公園を廻ってきました。 MIYAJIMA ISLAND AND THE GREAT TORII   Miyajima Island is one of … Continue Reading