Tupang Gala Blog

The statue is based from one of the most popular Gundam model - the Mobile Suit Gundam RG/1/1 RX-78-2 (Odaiba, Tokyo) 7

Ginormous Gundam at Odaiba

Whether you’re a fan or not, I’m sure you are familiar with the Gundam (ガンダム) anime series, or maybe their toy merchandises. And in the country where it was born, a life-size model was built in the Tokyo district of...

Akihabara (秋葉原) 4

Akihabara: Otaku’s Paradise

You might have watched the Yowamushi Pedal anime where the lead character Onoda Sakimichi is so addicted to anime that he frequently visits Akihabara to buy anime stuff. Akihabara is well known in Japan and overseas for being the center...

Osu Kannon Temple (Nagoya, Japan) 4

Hodgepodge of Fashion and Culture at Osu District

A visit to Nagoya will never be complete without visiting the Osu District. If Tokyo has the Akihabara and Osaka has the Denden Town, Osu serves as their counterparts in Nagoya. OSU SHOPPING DISTRICT Osu Shopping District is a popular shopping...

Shirotori Garden, Nagoya, Japan 0

Shirotori Garden: Perfect Place to Unwind

Several blocks near the Atsuta Shrine, we went to our next destination – the Shirotori Garden. We entered through the North Gate and from here we started our stroll. Like a typical Japanese garden, you can see several paths running...

Sakae District, Nagoya, Japan 5

Wandering Around Nagoya’s Sakae District

Located two kilometers east of Nagoya Station, this downtown district is surrounded with a department stores and a variety of shops. And due to its close proximity with our Conference venue, this became our place to hang out during our...

Nagoya Castle - the city's iconic landmark (Aichi, Japan) 3

Nagoya Castle (名古屋城)

One of the iconic landmark of Nagoya, the Nagoya Castle was built during Edo Period. Survived many wars and calamities, this castle has become a part of the culture of Nagoya for centuries. Since it is just near the venue...

The calm waters of the beach (Westnuk Beach, Morong, Bataan) 1

Calm Waters of Westnuk Beach

The coastline of Morong is blessed with beautiful beaches, and one of them is the Westnuk Beach Resort which is hidden in a cove. It is located almost two kilometers from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (that’s why it’s called...

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant - A Monument of Regret (Morong, Bataan) 4

A Quick Tour at Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

This structure, located in Napot Point, at the town of Morong in Bataan, is a reminder of how the government once attempted to build the country’s first nuclear power plant. It should have been an answer to the nation’s energy...

As the sun gracefully exits, colorful clouds emerge (San Jose, Tarlac) 4

Chasing Sunset: San Jose Lake

After meditating and trekking at Mt. Resurrection where the famous Monasterio de Tarlac is located, we thought of going back to Tarlac City. As we travelled on our way, we saw a shepherd tending his flock of sheep. We were...