Global Travel Blogger Summit 2017 – Celebrating 150 years in Kobe

The first ever Global Travel Blogger Summit 2017 was hosted in Japan, and I was one of the lucky bloggers to participate in this media tour. Bloggers from all over Asia got together for a week, and the journey starts in Kobe. Read on for more! 大一回のグローバル・トラベル・ブロガー・サミット2017が日本で開催され、私も光栄ながら参加させていただきました。日本の魅力を発信していくために、アジアの各国から沢山のブロガーが参加しました。一週間の度は神戸でスタート! In Japan, Tokyo is probably the most popular tourist … Continue Reading

Blogger meetup – Francis Kenneth x Samantha Mariko

Last month, my blogger friend Francis Kenneth visited Japan for the first time. We had dinner in Shibuya, and wandered the neon-lit streets afterwards. It’s always fun hanging out with him and photographer Sylvia G., whether it’s in LA or Japan. You can check out more about his experiences in Tokyo on his blog here. Also, … Continue Reading

Blogger Meet-Up | Anaheim Packing District with Francis Kenneth

   For my first blogger meet-up post of 2015, I’d like to introduce to you Francis Kenneth, menswear fashion and style blogger from Southern California. And what better suited place than the Anaheim Packing District for two stylish bloggers to meet and get their grub on! It was the perfect location to walk around, take … Continue Reading

Blogger Meet-up with Yuka from Pretty In Leather

I actually haven’t met too many bloggers in LA or Tokyo yet (which is pretty sad…), but I was fortunate enough to meet Yuka from Pretty In Leather over some delicious Greek cuisine. She is such a sweet girl, probably what I imagined her to be even though I’ve only known her through her blog … Continue Reading

OUTFIT | A Tokyo blogger meet-up with Kiko Cagayat

  This past weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting Japanese-Filipino blogger Kiko Cagayat. We met through Instagram and, and after a little mix-up of Starbucks locations in Shinjuku (trust me, there are too many near one station), we finally had a nice chat over coffee. Kiko is so friendly and polite, and has … Continue Reading

Letters Impromptu x That Girl E

  Yesterday, I met up with fellow blogger Ena for lunch at Urth Caffe in Omotesando. She is the most bubbly and sweetest girl ever! Her older sister has done my makeup for several test shoots since I moved to Tokyo – she is also very sweet and down-to-earth. We enjoyed an organic Italian omelette … Continue Reading