Season’s greetings and merry Christmas everyone! I’m back in Tokyo to spend some quality time with those dearest to me while also squeezing in some time to catch the latest exhibitions, do a bit of shopping and fine dining.
It seems like Tokyo has fully embraced the Christmas spirit with its kawaii (cute) decorations, infinite lights that hang in trees and line the streets and Christmas music playing on repeat one in the department stores. Enjoy the festive season!
Just like Rupert Holmes in his song Escape (The Piña Colada Song) I too “like piña coladas, and getting caught in the rain. I’m not much into health food, I am into champagne” and now I’ve even made my escape.
I’ve left my dear กรุงเทพมหานคร (Bangkok) behind and have headed down to the coast of ระยอง (Rayong) to catch some serious rays & waves.
Consider this my unconventional Christmas postcard to all of you- my lovely and dedicated readers. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!
If only all bugs and insects could be like this… static!
Forget about Breakfast at Tiffany’s and why not enjoy Christmas at Tiffany’s instead! Today I stopped by Bond Street to do a bit of Christmas shopping before I head back home to Tokyo and couldn’t help but admire the luxurious mix of a rococo Christmas theme as seen in their display windows.
It was beautifully classic and traditional without going completely overboard by trooping the colors red and green. Now, Tiffany wouldn’t necessarily be my first or favorite choice of jewelers but these windows almost had me reconsidering. Who can really resist the allure of crystal chandeliers, rococo furnishings and diamond jewels?
What are you hoping for this Christmas? A little iconic blue box from Tiffany on your doorstep?
As fun and beautiful as Christmas may be, it certainly feels like winter has become a season for boutique beauty contests with the prize being increased sales. Madness is what it is as thousands try to get all of their shopping done before it is officially time to open the presents. Lucky for me, I’ve already purchased all of my Christmas presents and packed them into my already overflowing suitcase.
Either way I stopped by Selfridges where everything was in full swing with opera performances on the balcony, ballet dancers dressed in fluffy white tutus, and Marie Antoinette’s in high white wigs running around. Loved it!