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60Kim DaoLV.31 332 7
Hi everyone! It's Kim Dao here, today I'm going to be sharing with you my favourite places to shop in Tokyo. Shopping is something that is on a lot of people's minds when they prepare to come to Japan. However for the first time travelling to Japan, it can get overwhelming as there are so many ar...more...
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60Sam LesmanaLV.46 72 5
I'm here today to present to you one of my favourite things to buy in Japan. I'm not much of a shopper so I don't often buy gifts or souvenirs, however I do make sure to pick up a tenugui on every trip to Japan! So far I've managed to collect quite a few.A tenugui is a beautiful thin towel made o...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.53 165 8
I would not call myself an Otaku, but then again, I am a huge fan of anime, manga, Japanese cinema, and videogames, so maybe I'm just in denial.  What I can't deny is how excited I get when I enter this chain of second-hand book stores in Japan and why I have to recommend this as a must-visit sho...more...
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60Fran JapaniLV.40 115 9
Visiting a supermarket when you are in a foreign country can be  a lot of fun. Similarities, differences, oddities... and picking up a few items as souvenirs, it is a great way to spend an hour on a rainy day during your travels.Japanese supermarkets (スーパーマーケット) are no exception. Coming from New ...more...
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60Midori NishidaLV.37 294 4
In the previous article, A Guide to Japanese Skin Care (Part 1), I went over the basic morning skin care routine that many Japanese ladies usually do as well as recommended several products in each category that are well-known and popular in Japan. This time I'll be going through the evening rout...more...
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60Danica Ann UnradaLV.42 342 7
Make-up removers and cleansers are the key to ultimate goal of all Japanese skin care secrets: a beautiful, radiant skin. And there are different types of cleansers such as oil, gel and foam. Sleeping in your make-up or not thoroughly cleansing your face might damage skin and clog pores, which is...more...
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60Charlene TanLV.15 59 2
I knew.. It's been long time ... to "born" this post out ...Today I met my 2 little cute colleagues in company , asking me about the next trip >.<''And sorry for the delay haha... because I'm trying to complete the Korea trip before i forgot T_T" Hey I read your post regarding the Japan tri...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 224 8
Shopping is a priority for a lot of us on vacation. Clothes, cosmetics, fun snacks you can't get back home, knick knacks - everyone has something they're looking for. When I have international friends come and visit me in Japan, one of the first places we stop into is called Don Quixote (often af...more...
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60Michele RichardsonLV.41 78 4
The thing about Japanese character goods is that you’ve probably seen the characters before but maybe only in passing, it’s especially hard to remember every single character these days especially since Sanrio seems to release new characters all the time.  Characters like Hello Kitty or Gudetama ...more...
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60Danica Ann UnradaLV.42 424 8
Japan has many amazing things to offer to its visitors, from beautiful parks to onsens to numerous temples to sushi and to all-night karaoke bars. But it also happens to be a slice of heaven for make-up junkies.Japan was literally a haven for beauty enthusiasts. Japanese Drugstores and Malls are ...more...