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For many fashion enthusiasts, second-hand stores are treasure troves filled with pieces they can mix and match to achieve their preferred style. In Japan, there are a lot of second-hand stores to choose from to get your daily fix of unique Japanese fashion styles. travelience.com/ Harajuku (原宿), one of Tokyo’s (東京)...

What are puffles (パッフル)? Puffles are “puffy waffles” rolled up with various ingredients into a crepe-like form. These puffles originated in Hong Kong (egg waffles) but have now spread to New York and have become extremely popular. Their unique texture that isn’t quite of a crepe or a waffle...

Japan is famous (or rather infamous) for their insanely hot and humid summers. I thank God daily for the ubiquitous cold drink vending machines and the “combini” or convenience stores all over Japan. However, there is nothing like a cool dessert to satisfy not only your sweet tooth but...

The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics is a largely anticipated event that will take place in a couple more years. In preparation for this grand event that will be watched worldwide, it had been announced on the 8th of June, 2016, that the JR Harajuku Station will be undergoing renovation. wikipedia.org/ The...

Harajuku's lolita fashion has attracted many admirers over the years. For some, dressing as a Lolita is more than just a fashion statement. Some think it’s a cute yet mysterious fashion statement while others think of it as a way of life. For those who really want to try...

Japan has always been considered a health-conscious country with the food that we eat as the basis of our healthy lifestyle image. A standard balanced mealstandard balanced meal in Japan consists of rice, fish or meat, vegetables, soup, and a beverage. However, with the rise in local and overseas...

There are so many cutely themed cafes, restaurants, and shops in Japan where some may think they are only limited to entertaining children. However, that is not the case here as anyone and everyone of all ages is able to enjoy cuteness in all forms, shapes, and sizes without...

Good news for Rilakkuma lovers and fans of all things kawaii! There will be a Rilakkuma Café that will be open in Tokyo soon! The café is based on the theme of "Rilakkuma in Honey Forest." The café will be selling food, drinks and dessert that are inspired by...

Have you ever wondered what it would taste like if some of your favorite sweets or flavors were merged into a small bundle of chocolatey goodness? Well, you do not have to wonder any longer as the DARS Chocolat Boutique that has opened in Harajuku, Tokyo. This boutique will...

As many may know, animal cafes in Japan are one of the hottest locations for tourists. Cat Cafes are perhaps one of the most popular. With an ever increasing number of customers, some clever soul decided to expand this idea of coffee with animals to include other animals. And...

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