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Japan 2015: Kawaii Monster Cafe

Japan 2015: Kawaii Monster Cafe

I don’t think I have ever been as giddy with excitement as I was when I stepped into the Kawaii Monster Cafe with my friend Adam on Saturday 5th December last year. I just couldn’t stop smiling and giggling. The Kawaii Monster Cafe was everything I hoped it would be! It’s a place like no … Continue reading

Japan 2015: Deliciously Kawaii

Japan 2015: Deliciously Kawaii

How do you follow a visit to an owl cafe with Japan blogger Jasmine from Zooming Japan? With a visit to another theme cafe, of course! As fans of everything kawaii, neither of us could resist having lunch in the adorably cute Ojipan Cafe in Harajuku. Ojipan (おじぱん) is a Q-LIA character (similar to Sanrio … Continue reading

Japan 2015: Having a Hoot in Tokyo

Japan 2015: Having a Hoot in Tokyo

One of the recent crazes in Japan is animal cafes. It started with cats and rabbits, and now extends to other creatures including birds, fish, reptiles and even goats. I’m not keen on birds as pets to be honest, so the thought of going to a cafe filled with owls was not something which particularly … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 39

A to Wa of Japan: Week 39

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  ゆ (yu) and we looked at Yu (湯 / ゆ). This week we are looking at things beginning with よ (yo). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: UK Seikatsu suggested Yokohama (横浜 / the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture), … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 13

A to Wa of Japan: Week 13

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with さ (sa) and we looked at Sakura (桜). This week we are looking at things beginning with し (shi). A big thank you to everyone who joined in with suggestions this week: Hideki suggested Shibuya (渋谷 / a part of Tokyo); Japan Australia suggested Shikoku (四国 … Continue reading

Harajuku Paparazzi…

As Lady Gaga sings: “We are the crowd, we’re c-comin’ out Got my flash on, it’s true Need that picture of you It so magical, we’d be so fantastical Leather and jeans, garage glamorous Not sure what it means But this photo of us it don’t have a price Ready for those flashing lights ‘Cause … Continue reading

Daily snapshots (4/9): Harajuku

I took a stroll through Harajuku today and it was like Lady Gaga had exploded all over the place – I mean, even more so than usual! There was a visual kei concert on nearby, and the whole place was teeming with photo opportunities. Here are some of the highlights: ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ Yes, … Continue reading