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What’s a Japanese Summer Festival like in Australia?

I went and visited the 10th Annual Japanese Summer Festival in Federation Square in Melbourne. I got to try Bon Odori Dancing, browse the market stalls and eat some interesting festival food.

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I’m going back to Japanese School!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy8HixZvqm4 I’ve decided to enter the magical world of vlogging and suprisingly it was much more fun then I thought. I tend to get nervous in front of the camera and thought I would struggle talking. I’ve said to myself that I’m going to practise and to just try. You…

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10 Amazing Autumn Things To Do in Japan

There’s so much focus on visiting Japan in the Spring *chants cherry blossoms* that it’s easy to forget Japan is beautiful in all seasons. The underrated and most exceptional time of the year to visit Japan is in Autumn.  Autumn is from September to November and is a great time…

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Attending Animanga 2018

Animanga hit the scene in Melbourne 5 years ago and back then it was just for the small hardcore otaku community. I had been spoilt earlier in the year by going to Anime Expo in Los Angeles, and Animanga felt so tiny. Boy how things have changed! When I cosplayed…

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11 Myths Busted About Travelling to Japan

I love Japan because of it’s crazy, quirky clash of traditional and modern. Japan is not like any other country I’ve been to and because of that, there are many myths surrounding what it’s like to travel to Japan. When you have a country like Japan that has so much…

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Japan’s Most Beautiful Cherry Blossom Festival You’ve Never Heard Of

The iconic Cherry Blossoms are what bring millions of tourists to Japan every year. March and April are peak times to visit Japan as many international and local tourists flock to Tokyo and Kyoto to witness the beautiful and pure moment of Sakura . Like many other…

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How to Rent a Kimono and Take the Best Photos at Fushimi Inari Taisha

If you are like me then you have probably watched Memoirs of Geisha one too many times and have imagined yourself dressed in beautiful silk and entertaining a large group of Japanese businessman (Ok – maybe not the last bit). To me wearing a kimono or seeing a geisha in…

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8 Ways to Discover A Different Side of Kyoto

There are so many things to do in Kyoto as it’s world-renowned for its heritage-listed temples, mesmerizing traditional culture and of course geishas! The big question is how do you experience a unique side of Kyoto without the busload of tourists? My experience and tips will help you to discover…