Memorial Day


Hi folks, how's your weekend? I had a really nice one :)

Saturday, i woke up late and the degrees had dropped down to 9℃!!
i couldn't believe that cause it's already the end of May. How this happened?
anyway, i cleaned up my room and looked around blogs...
and i met with my friend, Miyu at Think Coffee in Union Square.
i haven't met her since i came to NY in winter break. so it's been a while!
We talked a lot! That was so much fun! it was raining and pretty cold though...


Sunday, i woke up so late... it was almost 1:00pm
but the weather was great! warm and sunny... and it just made me feel "wanna go out!"
so i went to Bedford, Brooklyn. Miyu told me "you must go there!"
But unfortunately, NO L trains between Lorimer St. and Manhattan..
so i had to take shuttle bus from Lorimer St. to Bedford.

Once, i got there i saw so many nice cafe and full of people around the avenue...
yes. it's Sunday.. family, couple, and friends... but me.. you know i just went there by myself.
I don't mean i don't like being alone but i just wanted to share my feeling with someone.
like.. "look at these! so cute!" or "omg that's hilarious!!" something like that.
so i just kept taking photos to share the feeling with you all!




There are bunch of vintage stuff.
books, cameras, toys, buttons, and something we don't even know what that is.. lol


i didn't get anything but it was fun to look at them..



then stopped by a book store, called SPOONBILL & SUGARTOWN.
i think i had been there almost an hour..
i was trying to find a book that i can read... like easy to read, something about art, not small letters..


and i finally find a book!
i can read that on the train...
but i'm not sure i can finish that or not.. I'll try!


and walked around again...



But i haven't eat anything since i woke up... so my stomach started growing...
so went to a cozy cafe next by the book store.


called VERB CAFE..
i ordered medium latte and a bagel with tomato, pesto, and cream cheese.
it was good and the great thing is they have free wifi!
so you can find people with macbook staying there for hours on end.


but i'm the one...
i stayed there an hour or something but without macbook...lol
i was just watching people passing by...
i do that all the time when i'm alone.
i just love it... creepy huh?


anyway, after that i looked around...
and got a new bag and cute tops at some vintage store..


and i found so many nice cafe and restaurants...
so i gotta come back here soon.

and Today..

I'm spending my Memorial Day barbecuing with my host family and their friends.
It's really nice outside, it might not technically be summer, but  it sure feels like it.


Nothing better than eating outside!
everyone looks happy!




he looks happy too!


and one of my host family friends made amazing sangria !


and playing cards...


i had so much fun!

well, gotta back to work tomorrow!

see u again!!! xxx


LA - day 3 - Disney Land


Hi folks! how are u doing?
well, i didn't forget to post about the rest of my trip ...
i just needed to put bunch of photos on my laptop.
so it's taking long time to post all of the photos... sorry about that.

But today i'm gonna post about Disney land in Anaheim!
It was really hot day... like burning! actually i got sun burned a lot!
you cannot imagine... no more white skin that i used to have...
I should've put sunscreen on me, especially my face and neck...
but it''s ok we had fun!


well, it took us to get there from the downtown almost 2 hours by bus...
When we got there and saw the castle, we felt like it's small...
but this is the first Disney land in the world!!


All the cast members were great !!!
look at her! she looks so happy! hahah






I've never seen Mary Poppins & Bert talking to an order guy like counselor ! lol
They were talking about 10 min!


such a happy place!!


well, see u again!!! xxx


A New Life just started...

Hi folks, how are u doing ?
well it's Friday! and u know what? Monday is Memorial Day in US.. which means 3 days off! 
yes!! i can sleep whole day! i'm not gonna do that though... lol

well, I'm in NY right now and i'm staying with my host family in Brooklyn. 
and i just started my full-time internship yesterday.
well, it's been going well so far, i worked just 2 days though...
The first day, which is yesterday, I was completely overwhelmed.
Everything is new to me and I'm learning lots of stuff, so I'm pretty tired right now.
But it's interesting to know about publishing which is related my future dream.
and fortunately the place is really closed to the Grand Central so probably i can explore around Manhattan... but now I don't have enough space in my head... so later :)

ps: Subway in NYC just reminds me of busy days in Tokyo...
but i can say subway here is not that complicated like Tokyo's one..
But it just smells so bad... omg... 
seriously i can't imagine subway in summer, i think it's gonna be worth.. ugh...

anyway, 3 days off! 
take a rest little bit and walk around!
cause it's NY so many things to see, feel and EAT! lol

oh! i'll def post LA-day3- later!! 

well good night :)

See u again!!! xxx


LA - day 2 - Santa Monica


Hi folks, how are u doing?
i just finished my crazy shopping for my internship which is starting on Thursday.
so basically.. i bought suits, shirts, pants, shoes, a bag, and a nail polish.
cause i didn't bring my that kind of clothes so i needed to buy all of them...
phew... soooo tired... 

so now just chilling at the hotel...
cause this time my room with Wifi and small refrige.
so i bought some food and water and put them in it.
feel like i'm living in Montreal. lol 

Anyway, today i'm gonna post LA day2..

We expected beautiful sunshine and hot weather in LA 
but the day, it started with fog and so much cloud...



I saw some people wearing like this guy, but it was kinda chilly outside...
we went to Santa Monica beach, but i didn't even put my feet in the sea. lol


then we had a humbugger at Burger Lounge.
it was great! When we ordered them, the weather was getting better so we had lunch outside.


After lunch, the weather just turned AMAZING!
so we went to the beach again! lol


we've been waiting for this!











After enjoyed the nice weather on the beach, we walked around..
We stopped by Urth Caffe.
It's an organic cafe and so cozy place!


then found a vintage shop and i got an orange bag. i saw it and fell in love..

Look at her! she's so kawaii !


and this doggy too !


After little shopping, we went back to the beach...


and we saw the most beautiful sunset !





it's so gorgeous!!!
and just made my day...

so the second day in LA was pretty awesome!

well, now i gotta pack my stuff for tomorrow!
Finally i am flying to NYC tomorrow!
and i can't explain how excited and overwhelmed that makes me.
But at the same time, i'm sure I'm gonna miss Montreal.
cause i really like it and i met awesome guys.
i'll write about it later with bunch of photos....

see u again!!! xxx

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