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Matsunozushi

In a quiet residential area in Oomori Kaigan stands a sukiya-zukuri Japanese house. (Sukiya-zukuri are houses influenced by tea house architecture). Matsunozushi started in 1910 as a sushi street…


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Clé de Peau Beauté

Shiseido's Clé de Peau Beauté is a name that is today synonymous with luxury. The proudly Japanese beauty company has been offering the highest quality beauty, skincare, cosmetic, and wellness…


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Yoshida Sanso

Kyoto's Yoshida Sanso is a place travellers can experience authentic tradition without having to forgo luxury. Kyoto's reign as the cultural capital of Japan is one that cannot be denied. The city…


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Taste the history of Izumo

Sitting just north of Hiroshima Prefecture, running along the Sea of Japan on the southern tail of Honshu is Shimane Prefecture. The second least populous prefecture in the country, Shimane feels…


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Shonai, Yamagata

Tucked in the northwestern pocket of Yamagata Prefecture, Shonai is an enigmatic town. It’s an area full of incredible culture, luxury and beauty, but relatively untraversed by international…


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Momiji VS Sakura – Inspiring Japan

You might’ve already noticed that Japan is one of my favorite countries I’ve ever visited. Exactly this time last spring I went to my first trip to Japan – and have completely fallen in love with…


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Highlights of Ginza, the Heart of Tokyo

I bet that Ginza will be in your tick list when you visit and revisit Tokyo! It was in my list too – check my blog on 15 things to see in Tokyo 🙂 Scroll down to explore the highlights of Ginza and to…


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Snow Time in Niigata

Growing up in our tropical climate, seeing and touching snow for the first time is always a memorable moment. Terribly exciting, in fact, that often we forget to wear gloves and freeze our hands off!…


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Snow Time in Ishikawa

Growing up in our tropical climate, seeing and touching snow for the first time is always a memorable moment. Terribly exciting, in fact, that often we forget to wear gloves and freeze our hands off!…


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13 Things to do in Sado Island

Sado island is part of Niigata prefecture and is really well-known throughout Japan for its rich history and many stories benhind, but due to its remote location, this treasure trove of an island…


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