Celebrity Holy Week Getaways (Part 5): Konnichiwa From Japan!
Sashimi and wagyu, cherry blossoms, cultural wealth, great weather, stunning architecture, natural treasures, and friendly locals—the list of reasons for why celebs love vacationing in Japan goes on and on!
The Land of the Rising sun has steadily grown in popularity among Filipinos as a top holiday destination, with many of them choosing to spend precious downtime in its many diverse cities. After all, the East Asian country has something for everyone: urbanites at heart will feel right at home roaming Osaka and Tokyo's streets, adventurers can admire the great outdoors in Niseko and Shikoku, culture junkies can get their fix in Nara and Kyoto, while foodies, well, can look to any restaurant, big or small, for their daily dose of Japanese fare of their liking!
It comes to no surprise then that even celebrities, socialites, and other personalities want to explore the neighboring country; there's just so much about it to discover and love. Want to know what they have been up to in Japan (and to maybe get inspiration from their travels for your own Japan trip)?
Look no further than this list showcasing how they are enjoying Japan this Holy Week break:
Like all moms documenting each and every precious "first" with their children, Regine is making sure she captures the best ones with baby boy Viktor Alesso. Check out this snaphot of the two in one of their first trips abroad. That furry onesie is too much for us to handle!
I know you wont remember any of this but i will surely cherish this forever. Just watching you gasp and smile with excitement everytime you see something new is priceless ? i love you alessoboo! #alessotime #leañosinjapan thank you daddy for this trip. Alam mo hirap ko sa pag ire ?? love u! @vanleano
Karylle and Yael Yuzon
Accompanied by her husband Yael, Karylle gives us a glimpe of Japan's famous Sakura festival with this POV-shot video. Look at how the flowers bloom! Wouldn't it be awesome if you could also just roll out a mat and spend a lazy afternoon at a cherry blossom park like this one with a good book and snacks?
So many gifts on my bday and our anniv. Misti gave me a @lahilifestyle jacket for my bday and a headband I asked for our anniv. And thank you to @omakase.tours for this spring gift to Japan! Hassle free tour coz we have our very own van for the whole fam! Super perfect timing coz it’s #Sakura and I’ve never been anywhere with so many flowers. I’m freaking out with joy!??????
Gian and Joy Sotto
Yes, Japan is a great destination for families with kids of every age! Just check out Gian and Joy's family trip to snowy Niseko. They bonded over powder-white landscapes and challenged each other on the slopes, making sure to immortalize each moment with a photo.
Before I sleep, I just needed to post this photo. We had a little misunderstanding after dinner. Our marriage is not perfect.... we have our own petty fights, we argue about small things, we make tampo... oh I mean, I MAKE TAMPO on the littlest things and we go through many more things married people go through.... BUT one thing I’m very grateful for is having a husband like you, @giansotto .... We NEVER sleep without patching up! Just like what it said in Ephesians 4:26 “... Don't let the sun go down while you are still angry...” Thank you Babe for working with me in this wonderful journey called “marriage”.... I love you!!!?? Good Night from Japan!?????????? #MountYotei
All along @giansotto thought it was just me, him and the kids going to Japan. I planned this almost a year ago and little did he know that I also asked his siblings if they could join us.... There were so many times when i almost spoiled the surprise but... whew, finally the secret is out!!! Family time and being together is always the best.... #SOTTOgether ??????????????
Rochelle Pangilinan and Arthur Solinap
Rochelle and Arthur's Japan experience is a great balance of urban and natural—just check out Rochelle's many photos detailing the many sights and sounds to see both inside and outsdie! The snapshots also reveal something important about planning a Japan trip: it's always better enjoyed when in the company of people you love.
Ciara wasn't going to let Gian and Joy have all the fun! See her spend some good old-fashioned quality time with the two most important men in her life as Japan gets ready to say goodbye to winter, and hello to spring.
Small's family is bursting with big love! While the kids are on break and her husband is likewise away from responsibilities, this entrepreneur makes one thing her priority: getting everyone together for the super important family time.
Bea Soriano and Eric Dee Jr.
The Dee family is having a blast in Tokyo, Japan, enjoying the vibrant city life while going on endless food trips. Parents can also take cue from this couple on how to travel with your kids with considerations for both comfort and style.