• 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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  • Hanoi in 24 Hours
    Vietnam

    Hanoi in 24 Hours

    Hanoi, Vietnam is a popular destination for many people.  It was the first stop of a girl’s trip around SE Asia.  Of course 24 hours is nowhere near enough time to experience everything it has to offer but here are…

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    Things to do in Oahu
    Hawaii

    Things to do in Oahu

    The Hawaiian island of Oahu is amazing and there are so many things to do.  Call me crazy but, 2 out of the 8 days I was there, I stayed up all day because I wanted to do everything!  These…

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    Taste of Hawaii
    Hawaii

    Taste of Hawaii

    There are many foods that must be tried when visiting Hawaii.  Loco mocos, spam musubi, and basically all the Japanese foods or anything from a food truck.  Here are highlights of what I ate while in Hawaii. Poke Bowl Poke…

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    O(ah)u!
    Hawaii

    O(ah)u!

    A trip to Hawaii has been on my list for such a long time. I didn’t expect to visit after I moved from the US, but it’s a bonus that the flight to Hawaii from Japan is much shorter than…

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    One Night in Osaka
    Osaka

    One Night in Osaka

    My visit to Osaka wasn’t long but I noticed right away that the vibe is more laid back compared to Tokyo. Here’s what I did and where I stayed during my short trip. Eat Okonomiyaki Chitose This place is very small, run…

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