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60Kim DaoLV.45 387 13
Hi everyone!It's Kim Dao here! Today I'm going to be telling you the things that you can do in Ikebukuro! There is just so much to to do in Ikebukuro that I had to break this up into 2 blog posts. Ikebukuro is a big area in Tokyo that is usually really busy with lots of different activities to do...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 272 7
When it comes to packing for travel, convenience is paramount. I want to have useful things in my suitcase, carry on bag, or backpack that will get me through just about any situation. Japan seems to think the same way - and has a bunch of perfect-for-travel small packaged items that are lightwei...more...
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60Bethany BeffineeLV.45 1198 20
7. Candy A Go Go (Harajuku) Photo by Stefan Bock (https://www.flickr.com/photos/stefanbock/)Candy a go go is a shop on Takeshita Dori that sells adorable pick and mix candy. But the most noteworthy things about it are the super kawaii, rainbow decor and the cute outfits worn by the staff! The caf...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 356 10
I adore travel. I would do it every day of my life, if I could. Seeing new parts of the world, and getting to experience new cultures, traditions, and cuisines is my happy place.One thing I don't love though, is the process of getting places. Being stuck in a plane for a long chunk of time, squis...more...
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60Donna RhaeLV.45 30 4
Personally, I don't really believe in luck, but I do believe in the power of gifts! If you're tight on cash, but still want to buy something meaningful for people back home you should invest in some good luck charms. Japanese good luck charms are small, affordable and unique making them great gif...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.61 71 3
When I was a kid, a type of model race car zoomed into the market and won over the hearts of kids and adults alike.  Tamiya, long known as Japan's premier hobby company, started to offer model racing cars that were easy enough for 10 year olds to build, but with enough customization options to m...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 332 9
Whether you're coming to Japan for a vacation, or you're living here as an expat, one thing is for sure - you're going to encounter 100 yen stores over the course of your stay. They make for great spots to shop for some neat souvenirs, or even for daily household supplies like cleaning products! ...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 355 9
There's a range of different shopping malls in Japan. Some of them have a very international feel - with big name chain stores like H&M, Zara and Gap. Others have a much more distinctly Japanese vibe to them - like the one I went shopping at today. I love paying attention to the unique things...more...
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60Bethany BeffineeLV.45 73 6
Yukata is a casual version of a kimono popular during the summer, especially at festivals and fireworks shows. For women, yukata come in many different colours and designs and often feature colourful floral patterns. But for men, yukata are usually in more muted colours such as black, navy blue ...more...
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60Mieke PetersLV.43 76 8
Kimono and Yukata Shopping in Tokyo – Buyer’s guide If you are like me, one of the things you promised yourself you could buy when in Japan is a traditional Japanese Kimono or Yukata. I found myself looking online before actually heading to Japan to find the best stores to get a decently priced K...more...