hello kitty

Here, Kitty Kitty

SM North EDSA brings back childhood memories and at the same time introduces Hello Kitty to a new generation of kids.
The Hello Kitty Christmas Village is on display at The Block, SM North EDSA in Quezon City.

Christmas is always a special time to recall childhood memories. Hello Kitty plays a big part in many little girls’ and teenagers’  lives.
As a grade schooler, I remember Hello Kitty as one of the famous Sanrio characters, along with Little Twin Stars and My Melody. I don’t know what happened to the other characters. It seems that only Hello Kitty has staying power, and has become a timeless symbol of childhood.
As a child, Christmas would not be complete without receiving or buying a Sanrio item. Almost every girl in school had at least one Sanrio item. That was easy because even then, Sanrio had a lot of items to offer, especially school items like … Continue Reading →


hello kitty plane

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s Hello Kitty!

SM North EDSA has a Hello Kitty Christmas theme display this year. I haven’t gone there yet, but maybe this week.
I thought of the Hello Kitty airplane I took a photo of a couple of years ago, and I’m sharing it with you above.
Would you like to ride on such a cute plane? This is the Hello Kitty plane of Eva Airways. Photo taken in 2008, when I was on my way to New York City, most probably at Japan’s Narita Airport.
Eva Air is based in Taiwan. The Hello Kitty plane flies from Taipei to selected destinations only, which, unfortunately, doesn’t include Manila. So getting on board this cute plane is a long shot.
It’s not just the outside of the plane that is also Hello-Kitty themed, but the inside as well. I wouldn’t mind resting my head on a Hello Kitty pillow and listening to the in-flight entertainment with a … Continue Reading →