Friday, June 16, 2017

Moving On

Hi guys, I'm still here. I'm still Japan, and I'm still living my dreams (#cheesy). I've been out in a long time because life happened. It was too difficult to catch up, even until now. But I'm working things out. I'm moving on to a different platform soon, and I'm still trying to figure things out. Hope to update soon!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

There's no place like home

Forgive the pun of a blog title, but I just can't help it. I went to Hogwarts! This is a little late but  it was actually last December when I went. I honestly - and a little proudly - admit that I did teared up a little when I first stepped on the cobblestones of Hogsmeade which ended up with my brother giving me a weird "Are you stupid?" look. Aside from being very crowded (as most theme parks in Japan are), it was perfect. Bloody perfect.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

On 2016

This might be a little late (or maybe not), but Happy New Year, dear reader/s! I said it already in my instagram birthday post, but I will say it again. 2015 was a very great year for me. 2015 was the year that I made many of my dreams come true, such as going to Universal Studios for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I honestly admit that I teared up when I stepped on the replicated cobble stones of Hogsmeade, drank butterbeer, and went on the "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" ride. I also cried when I almost lost my Hermione wand (but the staff found it!).

I was also able to get a working visa here in Japan, so I can now live in my dream country. I still consider Philippines as my home, and nothing beats home. But for now, Japan is where I need to be. Here, I am my own woman. Here, I rely on myself, and it's a very liberating feeling. 

I do get sad and lonely sometimes. I look for my mother's touch on days when I am sick; I miss being driven to places by my Kuya; And I miss the ruckus and noise of my family on holidays. But I just think of the sadness and loneliness as experiences that I need to become stronger, and I believe that I've become more stronger than when I was in the Philippines.
I'm looking forward for this new year, because this year, I am open to new things. Last year was all about fulfilling my dreams, and I did it. Thus, for this year, as I live my dreams and continue to fulfill more, I want to see new things, feel new things, and experience new things. So I say, bring it 2016!