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1|imageslimKerstin YamaneLV.44 192 4
Looking for the perfect souvenir from Japan? How about for some do it yourself handcraft, you can enjoy making it when you are back to your home country? If you are good in working with wood, fabrics or paper the following souvenirs might be perfect for you or your friends at home.  1. OrigamiOr...more...
1|imageslimJohanna ForsbergLV.51 1434 9
So, winter in Japan might sound amazing. Pretty snow landscapes, warming hotpots and all those holiday decorations. But winter here is cold, and I am talking really cold! Last year was my first time experiencing a whole winter season (from november to march) in Japan and even though I thought I w...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.87 227 7
Ginza is well known as one of the most luxurious spots to visit not just in Tokyo, but on the face of the planet. It's heaven for shopaholics, with big name brands, boutiques, and fancy department stores all inhabiting the area. What isn't as well known as some of those designer names, however, i...more...
1|imageslimClaudia MitsuLV.55 604 2
In October 2014 Japan made some changes in their tax free shopping system, which makes shopping for tourists very interesting. And tell me, who doesn’t want to save money while you are traveling? Here you find all important information you need to enjoy tax free shopping in Japan.Who can use the ...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.87 266 5
Tokyo's Omotesando district can be likened to Beverly Hills in California or the Champs Elysees in France - there is high fashion, designer labels, and on trend merchandise as far as the eye can see. The main thoroughfare of Omotesando is lined with every high end brand name you could think of, f...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.87 860 10
Souvenir shopping is one of the most fun things to do on a vacation. It’s significantly harder to enjoy though when you have several people to buy for, or limitations on the amount of money you’re able to spend - it can go from fun to stressful incredibly quickly. If you're like me, even if you'r...more...
1|imageslimNami KomorebispiritLV.43 24 3
If you have visited Japan, chances are that you have seen many kimonos and yukatas; people wearing them, especially in cities such as Kyoto, or during a summer festival. You have seen them in shops, some of them incredibly expensive, others more affordable and tempting to purchase as a souvenir o...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.87 127 9
Japan has loads of great places that sell all manner of fun and quirky souvenirs. I've written before about a couple of my favorites - Don Quijote and Tokyu Hands - but there's another store that I'd like to quickly walk you through that is a great place to shop for unique gifts. It's called Loft...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.87 311 11
October is in full swing, and Halloween is a matter of just a few weeks away. If you'll be in Japan over that period, it's likely that you're thinking about where to shop - from snagging yourself a costume, to finding cute decorations, and enjoying all those delicious Halloween treats. Here is a ...more...
1|imageslimDonna RhaeLV.58 137 7
IntroductionShopping can be a little bit intimidating when you're in a foreign country. You may be wondering what the exchange is and how to ask for help when you get lost, but don't lose hope I'm here to help! Shopping won't be nearly as scary once you know a couple of phrases, learn how to exch...more...