Since then, I’ve been meaning to visit IKEA and I even included that in my itinerary when we went to Singapore two years ago. But unfortunately, after getting off the train, I can’t find the shuttle bus going to IKEA Tampines. I don’t want to take taxi because taxi in SG is expensive so we just went back to hotel ng sawi.
So I was really surprised when I saw IKEA on our way to Showa Kinen Park, a part of me wants to cancel our trip in the park and just spend our time in IKEA. Hahaha! But I have to fulfill my promise to my son so we went to the park first and rode pedal boat.
Read: Showa Kinen Park
After our trip to the park, even my feet and legs were aching, I will not miss the opportunity in visiting the store. So while my husband and son were relaxing in the couch, I explore IKEA. I wanted to buy a lot like cabinet, bookshelves and storage bins but I know na mahihirapan ko iuwi yun at baka may tax pa pagdating ng Pinas.
How I wish we have IKEA here in the country, I’ve been checking one local store here in the Philippines that has IKEA products but of course, mahal na siya and medyo malayo din sa amin so I’m just browsing their products online. I will visit if my budget permits.
I’m not prepared so I don’t have ecobag with me and nakabili na ko when I realized na di pala uso dun ang plastic, bring your own bag pala ang ped. So I just wrapped my stuff in paper and pilit namin pinagkasya sa bag namin. Hahaha! Lesson learned, always bring ecobag.
After shopping, hmmm, parang ang daming pinamili. Hehehe! I was excited to eat Swedish meatball for dinner so I was really disappointed when I saw that there is no Swedish meatball. Waah! Anyway, we still ate snacks because their meal is very affordable.
For the last few days, I’ve been buying ice cream cone/cup for 300 yen and I can’t believe na 50 yen lang sa IKEA. The hotdog with unlimited drinks 150 yen lang, Oh my goodness, ilipat nga ito sa Tama Center. Hehehe! Take note, you have to order in their food vending machine, get your food, drinks and condiments and clean before you leave.
Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-0014
7 minutes walk from Takamatsu station for Tama monorail.
Estimated time to Takamatsu station
25 min from Tama center station
15 min from Takahatafudo station
7 min from Tamagawajyosui