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1Kim BosackLV.76 17 2
Japan is a bunch of fun if you're into electronics and gadgets - there are loads of electronic stores across the country, that sell all manner of fun (and functional!) goodies. Here's some that I saw at my local electronics store that you might find a bit unique or interesting - and perhaps they ...more...
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1Susan GavinLV.22 90 4
One of the easiest and most welcome souvenirs to bring home from your travels is candy- you can often find new and unusual flavors and it’s easy to share with others. From unique Kit Kat varieties to the Popin’ Cookin’ http://popin-cookin.com/ craze of make-it-yourself mini sweets, Japan has some...more...
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1Ally ChongLV.38 613 14
When you visit to Japan, it is not difficult to find Japanese cosmetics in drugstores. Cosmetic products are released every season to create new Japanese’s fashion trends and lifestyle. No doubt that their advanced technology and innovation presents high quality cosmetic products in beauty market...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.76 1014 19
Ah, vacation. That awesome trip that you planned to Japan has finally rolled around. You've got your passport, your bag is packed, and you've got an itinerary full of awesome things to do and see. The only problem is, you've also got a list a mile long of people that you need to get souvenirs for...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.76 521 4
Anyone in Japan right now noticed that it's...kind of warm outside? Yup - summer will have that effect on you! I know that if you're like me though, you probably want to get a bit of shopping in - there's so much fun stuff to buy here. There's loads of great outdoor shopping streets in Japan, an...more...
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1Eri LinLV.48 95 4
Atsui, desu ne (Hot, isn’t it)?  Japan gets hot and humid during the summer months, especially in big cities like Tokyo, where the concrete sidewalks trap even more of the heat. The end of June to July is also tsuyu, or rainy season, when sudden storms can drop in without warning and may stick a...more...
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1Donna RhaeLV.47 174 1
Unlike many European and western nations, Japan is very conservative when it comes to dress. Urban areas like Tokyo or Harajuku are generally more liberal in what you can wear, but if you plan on going to more rural areas of Japan there are some things you should keep in mind before packing.The s...more...
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1Donna RhaeLV.47 66 3
Summer in Japan can get pretty oppressive. Late July through August are the hottest months in Japan with temperatures reaching an average of 80° Fahrenheit. This may not seem that hot to some, but the heat isn't the worst part about Japanese summers it's the humidity. On average, humidity during ...more...
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1Susan GavinLV.22 97 7
When I travel, I’m one of those people who buy souvenirs for friends and family back home. You might be the same- always looking for something unique, something with a “wow” factor. But I’ve run into a problem lately. Many items from Japan– such as origami paper, Pocky, cosmetics, and incense, fo...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.76 632 6
Family vacations bring about a lot of wonderful memories. But an element of them can also be stressful - there's always so much you need to pack to make sure your kids have everything they need. Food, drinks, diapers, wipes...the list goes on. It can start feeling like you're packing for an Evere...more...