9 Jan | Yutaka |No Comments

The Handkerchief, a Western Import Beloved by the Japanese

Like many things imported from the West, the Japanese have embraced, improved on and made handkerchiefs an indispensable part of their everyday life. In fact, Japan is now the number one market for handkerchiefs in the world and Japanese-made handkerchiefs are renown for their quality and exquisite designs.

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20 Dec | Michelle Lam |No Comments

Fun Christmas Gifs From Japan

Looking for fresh, unique gift ideas this Christmas? Japan has weird and wonderful gifts galore for foodies and hoarders. From fish sandals to Pocky collections, here are just a couple of recommendations…

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24 Sep | Rae DeFrane |No Comments

Top 10 Tokyo Souvenirs to Bring for Your Friends Back Home

Tokyo is an amazing, busy, exciting and fun place to visit. Don’t forget to get your friends/family/significant other Something from your trip! Let’s go through the Top 10 suggestions I have after living in Tokyo for a year.

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23 Sep | Rae DeFrane |No Comments

Okiniawa’s Centuries Old Pottery Alley

Shops are overflowing with hand-made treasures in a myriad of colours that encapsulate island life. Many of the pieces I saw were a blue that was reminiscent of the tropical seas of the region, and can only have taken inspiration from the surroundings.

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29 Jul | Chris Hagebak |No Comments

How to Purchase and Use a Goshuincho

If you plan to visit some of the many beautiful shrines and temples of Japan, consider getting a goshuincho. Collecting goshuin (passport stamps) creates a remarkable personal souvenir of your visit.

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17 Jun | Tina |No Comments

All about Japanese Knives

Knives. One of the top selling souvenirs people want from Japan. Japanese made knives come from a long history of sword making passed down generation to generation. These knives are skillfully handcrafted, beautiful, and highly specialized.

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Thank you @wirejess for helping visitors learn about the delicious food and ingredients from #saga Prefecture! Hope we can have a food tour there someday! @sagacollective ...

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So honored to have @budtravelstheworld on our Shibuya Food Tour!!!! And thanks for the great posts! ...

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