Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Last but not least, we went to Japan! It was so refreshing to land in Japan. The culture here focuses on being polite to one another. I was able to see this through the way the Japanese acted towards others and how clean the streets were! I mean, there are no trashcans found anywhere on the streets! Everybody just holds onto their trash until they get home. Apparently, this is done to prevent people from eating on the streets.
But lets now talk about the important stuff: FOOD! Japanese food is to die for. Ramen, soba, tempura, sushi!!!!! and more!
Monday, August 3, 2015
After Thailand, we flew to South Korea (my hometown). This was Sunny's absolute favorite place! He actually wanted to go to Korea more than I did.
It was so good to be back in my hometown after 5+ years later. The place definitely changed. But what do I know? I was only a kid when I came to Korea. I'm pretty sure I got to see this beautiful country with whole new perspective.
We went to so many different cities in Korea: Seoul to Yeosu to Jeju Island.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
After 5+ months of waiting (after our marriage), we finally got to go to our honeymoon! Hooray! For a couple who dated for 4 years and never travelled alone, it was one of the most exciting adventures we ever had. Getting to the LAX airport at midnight and boarding the INTERNATIONAL flight, were all dream come true! Sunny's ideal date (well.. before our honeymoon) was going to the airport and eating at one of the restaurants. LOL! He said that it made him feel like he was about to do something extraordinary.
Although we had our two mini-moons, we were definitely excited for our SUPERMOON. This also encompassed my bar trip. We first flew to Korea for lay over to Thailand. ✈️
Saturday, January 10, 2015
One Wedding is soooo Last Year. No, I'm Jk. We had way too many families and friends on Sunny's side, and different expectations as to how the wedding should look and be, so we had to split the weddings into two. This was a very low budget wedding, so we were able to make it happen. This wedding was very traditional:
- venue: church where Sunny grew up in
- food: Thai food (obviously!)
- ceremony: Sunny's dad officiated; two mom's walking down and lighting the candle; Me, walking down with just my dad (unlike the first wedding, where I walked down with both parents).
I just wanted the wedding to be focused on the way Sunny's mom would want. Honestly, it wasn't easy trying to please all the adults, but by God's grace, it happened well!
We also had our THIRD wedding down in SoCal at our church called Newsong. It was just a reception, but we got to invite all the friends who we couldn't invite up to NorCal. We had tacos and amazing Korean food. Plus Crazy Dance parties! (I don't have any pictures from that night, so I couldn't post it...)
Friday, January 9, 2015
The Day has arrived! YES! It has come!
OUR WEDDING DAY!!! AHHHH!!
It was held in Ralston White Retreat center in Mill Valley, CA. When Sunny and I were looking for a venue, this place was on the top of my list. I saw this place through another blogger, and I immediately fell in love with it. So when Sunny and I went up to NorCal to visit his parents, we spontaneously decided to check the place out. When I saw the place in person, I knew this place had to be our venue. Secluded mansion that is surrounded by beautiful nature, and a heart front lawn?! COME ON! Amazing! Right? So we immediately asked the manager for the pricing and availabilities, which all perfectly fit into our budget and date! Praise the Lord!! So we booked our spot on that day and here we are!
We had 9 friends of honor and 8 (1 couldn't come last minute...) best men. We had about 67 guests, which included the bridal party and the family. It was a very small and intimate wedding, which is exactly what I wanted.
I never grew up with a thought of my "dream" wedding, but if I did, this would have been it.
It was literally a living miracle that this all happened within three months time. I got the opportunity to custom make my wedding dress, get the perfect venue, and the loving people attending! God really blessed with us. The weather was incredibly warm! I mean in the mid 60s to low 70s! In January up in the mountain! This does not happen.