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Hello Kitty At Ginkaku-ji

Hello Kitty At Ginkaku-ji Memo Pad

Yesterday I wrote about our visit to Ginkaku-ji, otherwise known as the Silver Pavilion. So, today I thought I would share my favourite Ginkaku-ji souvenir – a Sanrio memo pad featuring Hello Kitty at Ginkaku-ji. I adore this memo pad. … Continue reading

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Ginkaku-ji And The Silver Pavilion

Ginkaku-ji Silver Pavilion

We visited Ginkaku-ji, otherwise referred to as the Silver Pavilion, on the third day of our trip to Japan in September 2013. We had actually planned to go to Okayama that day, but due to a typhoon further north, most … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts From Japan

Washi Paper Box From Takayama Japan

Many of the Christmas gifts we gave this Christmas were gifts we found in Japan. As you saw yesterday, many of them were chocolates and candy from Japan, but that’s not all we brought back. Our suitcases were filled with … Continue reading

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Japanese Candy For Christmas

Traditional Japanese Candy From Kawagoe

Since you’ve seen some of the wonderful Christmas gifts I received this Christmas, I thought you might like to see some of the gifts my husband and I gave. We did most of our Christmas shopping in Japan so many … Continue reading

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Japanese Pasta Recipe

Anyone have this Japanese Pasta Recipe?

Food courts in Japan are amazing. Of course, they have their usual selection of fast food (usually a McDonalds, KFC and/or Mos Burger) but they also feature a wide range of Japanese specialities, including noodles, omurice and much more. We … Continue reading

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Disney Gachapon

Disney Sticker Flakes Gachapon Boxes

Gachapon are a multi-billion dollar a year industry in Japan and can be found almost everywhere across the country – in shops and shopping centres, outside game centres, at major tourist attractions and even on street corners. There are always … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty Letter Sets

Hello Kitty Sakura Letter Set from Japan

Since I’ve been blogging about all this shopping in Japan, I thought I would share some more of my kawaii finds with you – five Sanrio Hello Kitty letter sets. I found all of these at various stationery and kawaii … Continue reading

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Stationery Shopping In Osaka

Where To Find Kawaii Stationery In Osaka

Stationery shopping in Osaka was high on my priority list for our trip to Japan but squeezing it into our itinerary was not easy. My wonderful hubby is very sweet and extremely patient with all my shopping, but he does … Continue reading

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