Takeshita Street, Harajuku is a girly girl’s dreamland. From clothing to beauty items, lolitas and gothic lolitas, purikura’s, and delicious cute foods, this street is the place to visit for all things kawaii. The street is about 400 meters long and is jam packed with people taking photos, shopping, or taking it all in. Harajuku is famous for fashion trendy teens who would dress in a variety of styles that showcase creativity and fun! Though some of the major styles most people associate with Harajuku are now disappearing (Gyaru, B-Gal, Ganguro, etc.) I… View Post

After years of dreaming of Takeshita Street in Harajuku. Spending countless hours online looking at Lolita fashion and Japanese clothes…THE TIME HAD COME. I found a $500 round-trip ticket from DFW -> NRT around the same exact time the Cherry Blossoms were to bloom. Can you say a dream come true? I immediately jumped on the deal. Did I have a place to stay? No. What about your job? I would figure it out. When ticket prices to Japan average $900+ I just knew that this was meant to be. And… View Post

Being the highest point in Seoul, Namsan Tower (aka the North Seoul Tower) is a place to see beautiful scenery, nature, and all that Seoul has to offer. Once at the top of the tower, they have restaurants and souvenirs that you can indulge in. The most special part is the love locks that surround the tower! Stay tuned to see more 🙂 Namsan Trail I was actually lucky to be so close to the tower. One of the entrances to the trail for the tower is actually behind Dongguk… View Post

Henry and I had a free day on Sunday, so we decided to visit the Dothan Botanical Gardens. Located just off highway 431, the botanical garden is regularly used as a wedding venue. While there, we even saw some people taking professional photos, probably for the announcement of a baby or an engagement. Rose Garden Though it’s almost December, the gardens had a lot of flowers that were blooming. The volunteers do a great job tending and caring for the flowers, even when they’re not in season. My favorite place in… View Post

South Korea will always be dear to me. Being a black female in Korea definitely has its perks, but can also be mentally tough. Most situations where my skin color had been mentioned brought on the most interesting conversations that I never would have had in the States. Koreans would tell me my skin was pretty, I looked like Beyonce’ (…mhhm, I know.) to little kids on the escalator pointing at me saying “chocolate! chocolate!” Not to mention every time I went to the hip hop clubs I was complimented… View Post