Where To See Cherry Blossoms in Nagasaki Prefecture

As spring graces us with its gentle touch, hearts brim with anticipation for the breathtaking spectacle of Sakura, or Cherry blossoms, adorning Nagasaki. Over my five-year tenure as a Nagasaki resident, I’ve roamed enchanting avenues blanketed in these ethereal blooms, where both locals and visitors unite for the timeless tradition of Ohanami, or Cherry blossomContinue reading “Where To See Cherry Blossoms in Nagasaki Prefecture”

Naminouo, The Café For People Who Love Rustic Ambience and Slow Living

I gasped and instantly fell in love with its rustic interior. It embodies the essence of the countryside: unpretentious and simple. Everything inside created a laid-back ambiance.

My First-Ever Private Onsen Experience in Fukudaya Hotel

My first-ever private onsen experience transpired only this Spring. We had a hectic winter months, working outside, standing until the late hours of the night in the freezing temperature. As a reward, my husband booked a room with an onsen in it. It was in the middle of the Golden Week holiday so the price was doubled. But we couldn’t care less as it was a much-needed respite.