Baby-G in Tokyo

Written by Cheryl Tay on . Posted in Cheryl Tay Blog | Blog Post of Cheryl Tay

After fighting the cold at Motegi with me, I took Baby-G back to Tokyo – to Shinjuku where I was putting up for the next three nights after the Super Taikyu finale at Twin Ring Motegi.


What did I do in these four days with Baby-G?


I checked out the largest Autobacs store in Japan, squealed at Hello Kitty at Kawaii Paradise, toured the streets of Shinjuku and Shibuya, visited TOMEI The Engine Specialist and walked the multiple halls of the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. Phew!




Baby-G headed to…


1. Largest Autobacs store in Japan

(read related blog entry here)


Autobacs is a one-stop automotive service provider – ie. selling car parts and accessories, car servicing, as well as new and used car sales. This was my favourite section of the whole store:



2. Hello Kitty Kawaii Paradise at Venus Fort

(read related blog post here)


It even has a pretty Hello Kitty cafe!


3. Shinjuku and Shibuya

Each time I go into a departmental store at Shinjuku or Shibuya, I would go over to the timepiece section and look for Casio. See – my Singaporean Baby-G found its Japanese counterpart!


Ooh – all the pink Baby-G watches displayed together!



What do you get when you cross Baby-G and G-Shock?


4. TOMEI The Engine Specialist


See Baby-G getting to know the exhaust pipes? Lol!





5. Tokyo Motor Show 2011 at Tokyo Big Sight

There were so many halls to walk (ok not as many as the Geneva Motor Show) and it was car after car, race queen after race queen… while Baby-G watched the time for me…





19That was a hectic Japan trip for Baby-G, from freezing negative temperatures at the Motegi racing track to Tokyo.


Next up for Baby-G: the blazing hot sun at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia!


Read about My Baby-G Style adventures here:

> Baby-G fights the cold with me at Motegi

> Baby-G Love: My Baby-G Photobook

> My Baby-G Style: Exploring Ho Chi Minh City

> Baby-G joins me in my Life in the Fast Lane

> Cheryl Tay: My Baby-G Style

> A watch is more than just the essence of time.

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Singapore’s only female full-time motoring and motorsports photojournalist. Independent automotive consultant and prominent local motorsports personality Cheryl Tay is uniquely passionate about all things cars and motorsports. She also has a strong passion to share her interest and knowledge, hence having a dream to become the ‘Oprah Winfrey of cars and motorsports’ and create a multimedia platform for her sharing. - A female in a male-dominated world, Cheryl Tay is Singapore’s only female full-time motoring journalist and motorsports blogger and she regularly writes for prominent titles in Singapore, Asia and internationally. (See full list of titles that Cheryl Tay writes for here.)

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