• Japanese Hanko: Personal Stamps & Seals

    In the U.S., and most other countries, a signature is all that is needed …

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  • Journey to Japan

    August 5th started my second year living in Japan and I can’t believe how …

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  • How to Spend a Rainy Day in Tokyo

    The transition from spring to summer includes a lot of rain before it becomes sunny …

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  • 5 Essentials for a Long Flight or Day of Travel & Amazon Prime Day 2019!

    I am preparing to travel to a new destination again but this time my journey …

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  • 2019 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Viewing

    2019 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Viewing

    One of Japan’s main attractions is its cherry blossom, or sakura, season in the spring.  People from all over the globe visit the country to witness the beauty of the white or pink trees.  There are over 100 varieties of…

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    Valentine’s Day: A Chocolate Lover’s Dream?

    Valentine’s Day: A Chocolate Lover’s …

    On Valentine’s Day in the U.S., it is popular for couples to give each other thoughtful gifts, flowers, candy and cards at a romantic dinner.  This is not the same on Valentine’s Day in Japan but it is a unique…

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    Setsubun Festival in Japan
    Tokyo

    Setsubun Festival in Japan

    According to the lunar calendar, February 3rd traditionally marks the start of spring in Japan.  A festival called Setsuban, which means seasonal division, is celebrated each year.  It is filled with many traditions to welcome the new season.  Mamemaki People…

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    Island Hopping: Phi Phi Islands in Thailand
    Thailand

    Island Hopping: Phi Phi Islands in Thailand

    Phi Phi Islands has been on my list for a very long time so I am excited that I was finally able to visit. If you are traveling to Phuket, I highly suggest visiting Phi Phi islands for at least a day. My…

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    Top Things to Explore in Cambodia!
    Cambodia

    Top Things to Explore in Cambodia!

    Cambodia is known as the Kingdom of Wonder. This can be attributed to the mysteries of the amazing Angkor Wat and the many beautiful temples throughout the country. There are so many wonderful things to do and friendly people to…

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