• 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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  • Sakura Season in Pictures

    Sakura Season in Pictures

    Cherry Blossom season is officially over in Tokyo and most of Japan.  There are still some colder areas in northern Japan, such as Hokkaido, where the trees have just started to bloom.  I was only able to see a few…

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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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