Tag Archives: Kyoto

Disney In Kyoto

Disney In Kyoto Mini Memo Pads

Regional Hello Kitty goods are abundant in Japan. Everywhere you go, there seems to be Hello Kitty memo pads, phone accessories or towels. And, I love it! But, what about Disney? Regional Disney goods are few and far between so … Continue reading

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The Cutest Hello Kitty Shop In Kyoto

Hello Kitty Koubou Plush - The Cutest Hello Kitty Shop In Kyoto

I have visited a lot of cute kawaii shops all over Japan, but there is one store that stands out from them all – Hello Kitty Koubou in Kyoto. It is the cutest, most authentic Japanese Sanrio store I have … Continue reading

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Bear Cafe Kyoto

Cafe Bear Kyoto Review

Café Bear is a cute little café near Ginkaku-ji (the Silver Pavilion). We stumbled across it quite by accident. We had planned to grab a bite to eat somewhere along the shopping street just outside Ginkaku-ji. However, since there was … Continue reading

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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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Kyoto Yodobashi

Where To Find Gachapon In Kyoto

Yodobashi Camera is well known for their huge computer and electronics stores all over Japan. They have branches Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and lots of other cities around Japan. Usually when you see them mentioned on a travel blog, it’s because … Continue reading

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Daigoji Temple, Kyoto

Daigoji Temple Bentendo

Daigoji Temple was the first place we visited on our stay in Kyoto, Japan in 2013. It probably is not the top of the ‘must see’ list for most visitors to the region, but as we had been to Kyoto … Continue reading

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Kyoto Lunch

Lunch In Kyoto

Lunch in Kyoto was our first priority when we arrived in Japan. We reached Kyoto at about 1pm, after having landed in Tokyo that morning at 7am. It was too early to check in to our hotel, so we dropped … Continue reading

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