The Park Front Hotel @ Universal Studios Japan: Everything You Need to Know

The hubby and I aren’t really ones for staying at expensive hotels. We’re more of a best bang for your buck kind of couple. That being said, we do have certain criteria in mind when choosing a place to say: cleanliness, price, location and amenities. Stuff that I think is pretty common for most travelers. Unlike Hong Kong Disneyland, Universal Studios Japan has 28 official, … Continue reading The Park Front Hotel @ Universal Studios Japan: Everything You Need to Know

How To: Universal Studios Japan “Cool Japan” 2018

Our latest trip to Universal Studios Japan was a bit of a spontaneous decision. When we heard about their “Cool Japan” event, we knew we couldn’t miss it! Cool Japan 2018 had special rides, shows and merch from Sailor Moon, Final Fantasy, Monster Hunter & Detective Conan which will only be at the park for a limited time. I can’t even tell you how quickly … Continue reading How To: Universal Studios Japan “Cool Japan” 2018

Adorable Bird Cafe in Osaka: Kotori Cafe

My constant need to be in the company of animals always seems to take me to the most interesting places. From dogs and cats to owls and meerkats, I just can’t seem to get enough. This time around, I found myself in Osaka surrounded by some adorable new feathery friends. Kotori Cafe is a cute little bird cafe that bares all the cuteness you would … Continue reading Adorable Bird Cafe in Osaka: Kotori Cafe

Gudetama Cafe (ぐでたまかふぇ)

I love theme cafes! They’re unique, fun and the food is always beyond cute. For my birthday, my boyfriend and I had lunch at the Gudetama Cafe in Osaka! Originally it was meant to be a temporary pop-up, but it had gained so much popularity that they completely renovated the space and made it a permanent cafe. As luck would have it, their grand opening was … Continue reading Gudetama Cafe (ぐでたまかふぇ)

Takoyaki Museum (大阪たこ焼きミュージアム)

After a long day at Universal Studios Japan and exploring the wonders of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter the boyfriend and I were absolutely famished. So we decided to explore Universal City Walk. Takoyaki (fried octopus balls) are one of Osaka’s specialties and I had head that the ones at the Takoyaki Museum were not to be missed, so we headed there for a quick bite. … Continue reading Takoyaki Museum (大阪たこ焼きミュージアム)

USJ: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! This is where a real adult goes to celebrate her birthday, at least that’s what I tell myself. Last month I went to Universal Studios Japan with the boyfriend, and even though we’ve been to the one in California, it was still a lot of fun and actually quite different! You can check out my post on that HERE. … Continue reading USJ: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

USJ: Universal Studios Japan

Last month, my boyfriend and I took a trip to Osaka to celebrate my birthday. It was our first time going to Osaka, but we both knew a trip to Universal Studios had to be made. Coming from L.A., Universal Studios wasn’t a new thing for us. However, the one in Osaka has something the one in California doesn’t… The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!!! … Continue reading USJ: Universal Studios Japan

Sweet Potato Bliss @ Rapoppo (らぽっぽ )

When I was in Osaka, it was by chance that I happened to come across a fantastic little bakery that specialises in sweet potato-based pastries. My boyfriend and I were transferring subway lines at Osaka Station when I got wind of a sweet and familiar aroma wafting through the station. Sweet potato! I was able to trace the smell to small shop, like some sort of … Continue reading Sweet Potato Bliss @ Rapoppo (らぽっぽ )