Sunday, October 12, 2014

Team Building at KidZania

Mission of this event: "In The Customers' Shoes"
Ticketing entrance:
We were divided into 4 team - Red, Orange, Green, Blue.



My team were heading to Ayam Brand Cooking School.





We must carry out service in Fast, Easy and Reliable way.


My ugly tuna puff:
Delivering the tuna puff that we made:
Theme park - another real world for kids:







I was chosen to be passanger, boarding flight now:
Cabin crew serving we as the passengers:
Other roles as doctor, nurse.....



Saturday, October 11, 2014

Japan Trip Itinerary

On 1 April 2013, we managed to book AirAsia flight ticket KL > Tokyo (RM371.30) and Osaka > KL (RM287). Then traveled to Japan on 26 Feb 2014 - 9 Mar 2014.

Day 1 
2:45pm flight depart from KL and arrive Tokyo Haneda Airport at 11pm. Then we proceed to catch the last train to Khaosan Tokyo Original Guesthouse.

Day 2
Buy Tokyo Metro One-day pass and headed to Meiji Jingu (明治神宫). Then visit to Harajuku, Shibuya and Shinjuku.

Day 3
Walked to Asakusa (Kaminarimon & Sensoji Temple). After brunch and shopping in Asakusa, back to hostel. Continued walking to Tokyo Skytree. Then took a train to Tokyo Tower (东京塔). 

Day 4
Check-out and depart to Shinjuku Station, transfer from Odakyu Station to Odawara. We purchased Hakone 2 Day Pass. We stored our bulky luggage at Hakone-Yumoto station and packed a small bag to go up Kawaguchiko from Gotemba station. 8:30pm we reached K's House Mt. Fuji.

Day 5
Next morning check-out and walked to Lake Kawaguchiko. After lunch, go back to Gotemba station and passby Owakudani (箱根大涌谷). Then back to Hakone-Yumoto Station to collect luggage. Took Shinkansen bullet train from Odawara to Kyoto (3 hours). Check-in Piece Hostel Kyoto.

Day 6
Buy Kyoto 1 Day bus pass to Kinkakuji (金阁寺). Then visit to Nijo Castle (二條城). Late lunch in Nishiki Market and walked around until night.

Day 7
Visit Arashiyama (嵐山) by Sagano Torokko (嵯峨野観光鉄道). Follow by Tenryuji Temple (天龍寺) and Bamboo Groves.

Day 8
Check-out and visit to Kiyomizudera (清水寺). Walked along Ninen-zaka, Sannen-zaka & Kiyomizu-zaka. Finally reached Gion 祇園艺妓街 (花見小路). Had dinner at Imperial Palace area. Depart to Osaka's Hotel Chuo Selene.

Day 9
Go to Tennoji station to purchase Osaka 2 Day pass (2700 yen). Tried out Cruise Ship Santa Maria (帆船型游船圣玛利亚号), passby Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheels (天保山大摩天轮). After lunch continued to Osaka Castle Museum (大阪城天守阁) and Floating Garden Observatory (空中庭园展望台). Last stopped at HEP Five Ferris Wheels (HEP FIVE 摩天轮).

Day 10
Go up Tsutenkaku Tower (通天阁). Tried out Tombori River Cruise at Dotonbori area. Finally dinner & shopping at Dotonbori / Shinsaibasi.

Day 11
Go to Ikeda's Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum (快熟面博物馆) to make our cup noodle. Back to Shinsaibashi (心斋桥) for shopping and dinner. 7pm back to hostel to collect luggage and headed to airport. 11:35pm depart from Osaka and arrived KL safely at 5:35am the next morning.

Total expenses was around RM3.7K for everything (air ticket, accomodation, food, transport, shopping). If next trip of Japan, can consider Nagoya or Hokkaido.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Hotel Chuo Selene

We spent 3 nights in Osaka's Hotel Chuo Selene.

We stayed the Twin rooms (6000yen per room on weekday).

Free coffee and tea:



Living room and PCs:
Address: 1-1-11 Taishi, Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Osaka 557-0002
Tel: 06-6647-2758
30 sec. on foot from the Exit (1) of Dobutsuen-mae Station.

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Piece Hostel Kyoto

We spent 3 nights at Piece Hostel Kyoto.

The hostel was newly renovated in 2013. It located at a convenient place where requires 5 mins walk to Kyoto Station.

Cozy living room, like a mini library:

Free internet and Wifi access:

Twin bulk bed (Shared bathroom) with 32" TV and private sink attached. It is 3200yen per person.

Spacious kitchen where free breakfast serves here:

Simple free breakfast on every morning 8am - 10am:

Top up 100yen for fruit juice:

Washing machines and drying machines. Other facilities include Powder room for make up.

Bar lounge area to get a drink and social with other travelers.
Address: 21/1, Higashikujo/higashisann/, cho, minami/ku, 
Kyoto, 601/8004 Japan. Tel: +81-75-693-7077

K's House Mt. Fuji

We spent a night at Kawaguchiko's K's House Mt. Fuji.

Japanese-Style Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom.

4 of us tried out the futon beds (3100yen per person).

Spacious kitchen to prepare our dinner:

Free internet & Wi-Fi access:

Spacious living and dining room~

 Japanese style tatami lounge~
Add: 401-0301 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Funatsu 6713-108.
Tel: +81(0)555-83-5556

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Khaosan Tokyo Original Guesthouse

We spent 3 nights at Khaosan Tokyo Original Guesthouse:

4 of us took the 4 Beds Private Room with 2300yen per person.
All beds are bunk beds with shared bathroom.

Cozy living room with free Internet Wi-Fi access and PCs.

Travel information sharing section:

Sharing washing space

Staircase (not equipped with lift)

Kitchen with coffee and tea provided.

We can have our simple breakfast here:
Address: 2-1-5 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3-3842-8286