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Wednesday
Feb222012

SMARBO

Robot vacuum cleaner from the future. I don't think it's at the stage where i would want to buy one. It's still very expensive and doesn't work that well. It's almost $1000 AUD.

Sunday
Feb192012

DAY 6 - OSAKA


First time to Osaka today. Ari compares [Kobe -> Osaka] to [Brisbane -> Gold coast]. We visit Yodobashi Camera (a must every visit to Japan), and do some used clothe shopping in the trendiest part of town.

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Saturday
Feb182012

DR FISH - ARIMA ONSEN

Saturday
Feb182012

DAY 5 - ARIMA ONSEN


Today Ari and i chill out at Arima Onsen. We do some walking around the area, visit the foot onsen, soak in the hot springs and try Dr. Fish.

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Friday
Feb172012

RAPPING OJICHAN

Friday
Feb172012

KOBE EARTHQUAKE CENTRE

Friday
Feb172012

DAY 4 - EARTHQUAKE CENTRE


Today we head to the a centre to learn more about the Kobe Earthquake, which destroyed the city. We see some architecture, get some pho. Check it out!

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Thursday
Feb162012

DAY 3 - MUJI DAY


Today i do a bit of driving. Go Chinatown in search of Laksa ingredients. We visit the Muji store. Village Vanguard, the exciting book store and much more.

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Tuesday
Feb142012

DAY 2 - PASTA CRAVINGS


We decided to take it easy today and just do some local things. I eat some pasta, go to the mall, do some purikura, and...eat more pasta.

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Monday
Feb132012

DAY 1 - JAPAN-LAND


I've arrived safely to Japan. Otosan, Okasan and Ari came to pick me up. The trip to the Osaka airport from Kobe takes about an hour. It's freaking freezing! Especially coming from a country that's stuck in summer.

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 35 - GOODBYE SINGAPORE!


Tomorrow i leave in the morning, so this is my last full day in SG. It's been fun, but now it's time to go to Japan-land.

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 34 - GOODBYES


I leave to Japan in a few days, so today is my last chance to say goodbye to my family. Thank you to my Uncle and Auntie for letting us stay at there house for over a month.

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 33 - MALAYSIA (LAST TIME)


Last time i'll visit Malaysia. I pick up my finished suit, and get reflexology!

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 32 - DUMPLING


Din Tai Fung (Taiwanese), i went to the one in Sydney and loved it, there are heeaaps in Singapore.

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 31 - BAMBI MEAT


Couldn't resist the cravings anymore, you can only eat so much chicken rice.

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 30 - AUSTRALIA DAY


To celebrate Australia Day, we head to Auntie's place for a BBQ. We do some shopping for meat and listen to Triple J in the supermarket.

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Monday
Feb062012

DAY 28 - LO HEI


Today I meet some family i've never met before (since i was young).

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Friday
Jan272012

DAY 27 - CNY


Its the big CNY. Today we recieve ang pow and head to the richest temple in Singapore.

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Friday
Jan272012

DAY 26 - CHINESE NEW YEAR EVE


Tonight we got to the reunion dinner, were all the family come home for dinner. Then head off the Chinatown to see the firecrackers.

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Wednesday
Jan252012

DAY 25 - WET MARKET


Don't wear thongs to the wet market. The floor is wet!

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