Yes, I have changed my blog name! My original blog name was Sandier Pastures, a name I picked when I started blogging when we moved to Dubai from Japan in 2007. I was happily blogging for eleven years and used the handle @sandierpastures in my social media accounts. Everyone who knows me connects that name … Continue reading Surprise! New blog name!
Today I looked out of our bedroom window and realized, it's been exactly one year since we visited this countryside. Tokamachi. My husband's hometown. The place he grew up. And though we've visited a few times in the past, I could never get tired of the view, be it in summer or in winter or spring and maybe … Continue reading Take a look at another side of Japan
The promise of spring's arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter. People who visit this area called, "snow country" in Niigata prefecture would think it will take a year for all the snow to melt. And I can't blame them, I mean look at this. This picture was taken last February, in … Continue reading Spring comes to our new home
For the past two months, this is the view that greets me every morning when I wake up and open the curtains. If you saw the photos I recently posted on my Instagram account during our move to Japan, specifically in Niigata prefecture, you would tell me I've gone crazy. And I'm going to tell … Continue reading Starting a new life in Niigata
After our tour of Panglao island and our wonderful time at one of Bohol's finest resorts, The Bellevue Bohol, next up on our itinerary is the not to be missed "countryside tour" of the island. We moved to Bohol island's capital city of Tagbilaran after checking out from our Panglao island accommodation, staying at a … Continue reading Bohol Countryside Tour in one day