This entry has been started months ago, and it’s been updated on a snail speed….and I am finally finished this to help parents who intend/hesitate to bring toddlers to winter trip.

I can assure you that, it’s all worth it! My kid was 1.5 year old during the trip, dated: 24-feb-2018 – 5-March-2018.

Traveling to a cold country might worry the tropical parents, especially when the kid is unable to express himself or speak yet. So, let’s break it down to a few important points:

Tip #1: Winter clothing – for temp around 0-10c.

As I have never been to real winter myself, I was lucky to be able to borrow the entire kid’s wardrobe from her as reference. Here’s what I brought for the kid:

Posing in with Sapporo Tower

  • A beanie
  • A uniqlo down jacket
  • 2 sets of innerwear heat tech (I wash it daily and air dry overnight)
  • 3 pairs of heat tech socks + 3 pair of normal socks
  • 2 pairs of fitting gloves (in case any of it goes missing, over-sized gloves can’t keep the little hands warm)
  • 2 pairs of winter pants+ a pair of waterproof pants
  • 4 fleece top
  • Sunnies (snow can be very glaring!)
  • Snow boots, and a pair of normal shoes
  • Thick moisturizer and sunblock
  • Optional: A fleece blanket
  • Diapers….during winter its a hassle to remove to go toilet every 30 mins
  • Good quality thermos flask/formula milk (scissors and the powder scoop!)

Basically, I dressed him up in full gear everyday as we were mostly outdoors for sight-seeing and had to be resilient to wind and blizzard.

Tip #2:  Stroller & Getting Around Places

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Up to 25% OFF with Your Shopbop Order

by xin on April 11, 2018

Calling all Shopbop fans!


Time to stock up your favorites with this season sale.

What’s in this 4 days sale?

For orders under $200, you get 20% off, and 25% off for orders of $500 and more! What I really like about Shopbop is, there’s free international shipping for orders $100 and above.


Sale is applicable for all items labeled *EVENT18, sales has started and will end on April 14th, 2018 (East Dane ends April 15th).

Shop NOW  and don’t forget the code EVENT18 during check out!


I am lusting after some of these Ferragamo shoes, and they look really pretty…don’t they? 😉


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