Tokyo Party Report by Samantha Mariko – August 2018

August proved to be a much busier month than I expected! This is probably the longest Tokyo Party Report I’ve compiled so far with 9 events total, excluding a few that took place outside of the city. I’m sure some brands are recognizable, maybe others will be new and might spark interest. So without further … Continue Reading

a day in osaka

These are a few photos from a short trip to Osaka from a few days ago. It was for work, but Lisa and I got to enjoy some beautiful views of the city life there. The river running through Namba is spectacularly beautiful. Thank you so much for all of the birthday wishes – you … Continue Reading


  A potpourri of photos from my trip to Osaka, Kyoto, and Nara. Some of my relatives live in Osaka, so it was really nice to see them after so many years. I was so excited to go sight-seeing in Kyoto and Nara, but unfortunately, it rained when I went to the Kinkakuji (Temple of … Continue Reading