• Food

    Baby & Kids-friendly Yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo

    After giving birth, it took me almost more than 6 months to have the courage to bring a baby out for Yakiniku lunch. Take note of the word ‘lunch’, it is just lunch most people would think, it’s no big deal. “I could even bring my baby out less than a month for dinner lor.” No, I could not. The main reason was I pretty stressed out bringing a small baby out, worried that she might be sleepy, hungry, or just grouchy. I also do not want to take the risk of messing up the baby’s body schedule, so we…

  • 夫ブログ(日本語)大人の手足口病

    シンガポール人の妻のブログに便乗して、その日本人夫も日本語で妻と2018年6月に生まれた娘との日本での生活の様子を書いて、もう少しここに訪問してくれる人が増えればなと。 妻も書いてるけど、まずは子供の手足口病が私にも感染したことについて。子供が手足口病にかかった場合、たいていの人はネットで手足口病と検索する。そうするとどこのウェブサイトでも「稀だけど大人にかかると悲惨」という情報が必ず目に入ると思う。今回は、まぁ稀だからと高を括ってたら自分がかかった話。そして、ぼつぼつが出てきて、これからどうなるの!という恐怖に怯えてる方の参考になれば。

  • Living in Japan,  Parenting

    A year later with a baby.

    HFMD is probably an abbreviation most people have heard of. What exactly does it mean – it will be a surprise if someone has not heard of its existence. Well, for those who have no kids, to give the benefit…

  • Work in Japan

    Leaving the office on time in Japan

    About the perks of living in Japan (compared to living in Singapore) – one of it would be the variety of local TV programs. Yes, in Singapore it is even the norm to subscribe to some kind of video content…

  • Work in Japan

    Looking for a job in Japan

    It is the time of life when your circumstances and priorities change, and *snap*, and decides that it is time to change your job. Changing a job is never a smooth or easy ride for me. One of the main…

  • Parenting,  Personal

    The before and after of pregnancy

    It has been almost half a year since the last post. Most of the time I do ponder the existence of this website, better to close it than continuing to use up my time in writing some nonsensical stuff to…

  • Food,  Travel

    Exploring Korean Town in Japan

    Just the other day, I was watching the latest episode of Solitary Gourmet Season 7, Goro had a business trip to Seoul and had Korean food. After watching that, I had this craving for Korean food and decided to search…

  • Travel

    Driving road trip in Kyushu, Japan – Part 2

    For second part of Kyushu trip travel post, we travelled down from Miyazaki Town to Nichinan for a stopover. Aoshima Island It is really a small island with a sacred Shrine located in it. The surrounding of the island has…

  • Food

    Burger places in Tokyo

    Even though Japan is famous for its traditional Japanese food, they do have really good burgers in town too. There are times you missed those western junk food, a good burger would actually be very therapeutic for the soul (and…

  • Travel

    Driving road trip in Kyushu, Japan – Part 1

    The company which I am working currently, allows employees to allocate our holiday between July to September. It sounds really not bad at all, given that It doesn’t count into my annual leave I can have extra 5 days just…

  • Japanese,  Language,  Living in Japan

    How to pass the JLPT N1

    Here’s my experience of how did I manage to pass the JLPT N1. I believe each candidate who pass the test has a unique way of learning the language. I assume the supposedly most typical and logical way is to…