cherry blossoms
Seasonal Events

Spring is that YOU?

After what has honestly felt like the longest winter E V E R, spring is FINALLY here!! Bring on pastel skylines, longer days, stray cat siblings mating incessantly on my roof – I welcome you all! There’s no amount of…

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Hanshin Tigers 2017
EVENTS & FESTIVALS

Hanshin Tigers 2017

Root Root Root for the Home Team… It’s a bit too cold out to be thinking about sports but I suspect it might be time that I finally don the black & yellow. If I’m honest, I know next to…

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Crab
FOOD & DRINK

Craving Crab

The best thing about winter! If I could, I would probably just skip winter all together. And yet, while I despise the cold, winter in Japan does bring with it one of my favorite things: CRAB!! Warning: if you’re a…

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Wad Cafe Osaka, Japan
FOOD & DRINK

Wad Cafe

Good to the Last Drop Outings with Shoko always lead me to two things; delicious tea and gorgeous spaces. Today’s trip to Wad Cafe in Minamisenba was no exception. Wad Cafe has that perfect balance of design and nature that…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017
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Happy 2017 from Osaka!!! xox

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 from Adrienne & Candice! 2016 was an exciting year for Candice and I, as we saw our dream of creating an Osaka based blog become a reality! Along the way we’ve met great people, attended amazing…

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¥100 Shop Travel
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Top 5 ¥100 Shop Travel Items

DAISO Travel Items Haul With the holiday season fast approaching, I’m anxiously counting down the days to my upcoming trip. Only 3 more, to be exact! This means it’s time to begin the dreaded process of packing. Or in my…

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Lead Coffee
FOOD & DRINK

Lead Coffee

Sakuragawa’s Best Little Coffee Spot In what now seems like a different lifetime, I was once a mobile coffee barista in London. It was a great job for those 2 magical weeks of summer and pretty rough for the rest…

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Golden Ginkgo
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Blue Skies & Golden Ginkgo

Strolling Sakuragawa’s Golden Ginkgo The beauty of fall in Japan is something that I hope everyone can get a chance to behold. In this season, the leaves of the green Ginkgo Biloba tree transform into a piercing golden yellow. They’re…

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