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1|imageslimAlly ChongLV.40 871 17
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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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.80 1756 26
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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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.80 914 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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1|imageslimEri LinLV.49 139 6
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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1|imageslimDonna RhaeLV.47 286 2
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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1|imageslimDonna RhaeLV.47 104 5
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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1|imageslimSusan GavinLV.33 106 8
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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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.80 919 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...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.80 1018 8
There's a lot of great places in Japan to shop. From big malls to fancy boutiques, and chain stores to quirky individually owned establishments, you won't be short of places to spend your yen at. One of my favorite places to stop into, which is a bit of a one-stop-shop for a large number of produ...more...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.80 2481 11
In our household, we're split in terms of something that is very, very important when living in or visiting Japan...Which convenience store is our favorite? My favorite is 7-11, whereas Mike's favorite is Family Mart - it tends to be a bit of a personal preference thing, and there are a lot of fa...more...