姫路ゆかたまつり Himeji Yukata Matsuri (22~24 Jun 2015)

The Himeji Yukata Matsuri is held annually where boys and girls come donned in yukatas, welcoming the beginning of summer! Here’s to my first 祭り (matsuri, festival) this year! The Himeji Yukata festival is done on a smaller scale without the huge parades and crazy firework displays. It’s a local festival full of food and game stalls, and the good looking people looking good in yukata. The other perk of wearing yukata during those 3 days is that you’d get discounts off several of Himeji’s popular attractions. If you do not own yukata, you can rent it for a day in several shops … Continue reading 姫路ゆかたまつり Himeji Yukata Matsuri (22~24 Jun 2015)

SIN –> SGN: Vietnam and food (Ho Chi Minh 3 days 2 night) ③

Things you should not miss out 1. French food So I’ve talked about this French cafe and it serves mainly breakfast/afternoon tea items. Still, the taste’s good and the portion’s quite big. Credits: Wong Ba Some cafes also serve croque madame, a french style toasted bread with ham, cheese and egg. Croque monsieur is the toast without the egg. 2. Pho This dish looks unimpressive. You put some slices of beef into a clear soup with lots of garnishing vege… isn’t it quite tasteless? Well, that’s what I used to think. In actual fact, the broth is tasty and you … Continue reading SIN –> SGN: Vietnam and food (Ho Chi Minh 3 days 2 night) ③