Finally had some time to sit down and sort out all the photos from my phone and camera. Yay! ?
During Ashley’s second day in Saitama, we decided to explore Gunma prefecture for the first time! It’s nearer from where I’m located than being in Tokyo so we were able to maximize the entire day!
When Ashley and I were talking about our synced vacation together, she suggested Tambara Lavender Park.
Seriously, this girl really knows how to research amazing places! :”)
The place really reminded me of Farm Tomita in Hokkaido.
Last year (at around this time) was when I visited Hokkaido all by myself, omg! Time really FLIES!!
The best part of this trip? I got to spend it with Ashley!
While she wanted to see lavenders.. I wanted to see sunflowers. And it was such a delightful surprise when we saw a mini park / area just for sunflowers inside Tambara Lavender Park!
As you can tell from my current social media posts, I’ve been having a blast with my dear friend Ashley! Ashley is back in Japan for vacation & she spent almost a week here in Saitama. She’s already on her way back to Hyogo-ken now though, huhu!
We actually didn’t have concrete plans & most of our days were really just chill but we’re both so glad that we were able to maximize our days together for both leisure and work!
To start our mini JP adventure together, we had a Yukata date on a Friday!
Watch the #Hobonichi With Me video here & view our yukata date photos here and here.
While waiting for her arrival, I spotted this corner inside the train station. Such a instagrammable frame, haha!
(..and I thought she would arrive at 6:05 AM.. when the actual time was 6:50 AM lolololol me being me)
After our quick nanaha lunch, we roamed around & took each other’s photos.
Yesterday, we had a sukajan shoot for Japan Lover Me Store.
Went to Yokohama to meet common friends & witnessed the “Pikachu Outbreak”.
Lavender dreams unlocked for Ashley! Went all the way to Gunma prefecture so we could have a floral escapade together haha.
Cute train ~