A Super Kawaii Time at Kiiroitori Diary x Tower Records Cafe in Tokyo 💛

Hi everyone!

Yesterday, my fellow stationery addict friend Knatt, her little sister and I had a kawaii treat at a limited Kiiroitori Diary x Tower Records Cafe. It’s located just a few steps away from Kiddyland Harajuku / Omotesando.

The cafe will run until September 10, 2017. If you are in Tokyo, I’d suggest lining up for this! 🙂

We didn’t see the line so when we went straight to the cafe, the staff assisted us where to queue. As expected, the waiting system was so organized.

As much as I love kawaii cafes, I’ve been training myself to not crave for too much sweets lately.

And is it so weird that I haven’t been to the famous Kawaii Monster Cafe ever? I just can’t imagine eating all the food coloring and everything, haha! That’s why I got so relieved when I saw their menu and found out that they offer taco rice, which is one of my faves, haha!

Every corner is instagram-friendly so if you love taking photos, this place is really nice 🙂

If you started to read my blog years before, you would know how obsessed I was with Rilakkuma!

For some reason, it brought some nostalgia back haha, lol. I’ve already passed the crown to my super Rilakkuma fan friend, Knatt ~ :)) I’m a Gudetama fan convert now, lol.

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Kamakura’s Ajisai Gardens + Rainbowholic Shop Updates + Life Recently

Hi all!

Here’s my creative photo spam report of our Kamakura adventure last month. Many thanks to Yumiさん for helping me out with the videos and for all the inspiring conversations with you. :”)

Hope you guys enjoy the photo collages as much as I enjoyed making them. ^^

From Tokyo Station, it’s almost an hour away by JR Line (920 JPY for one way). For the directions using Google Maps, please click here.

Ride the JR Yokosuka Line bound for ZUSHI and get off at Kamakura station. You can explore the area by riding the buses or enjoy “Enoden”, their cute little train. Since this is a very touristy spot, there are many passengers riding this train.

I would recommend traveling to Kamakura during a weekday instead of a weekend. We went on a Friday and it was already super packed, what more if it was a weekend, omg lol ~

VIDEO: Hobonichi With Me | Kamakura for Ajisai / Hydrangeas (Hasedera Temple & Meigetsu-in) 💜

Before embarking on any adventure here, as a Japan travel fan, I would recommend that you visit the station’s tourist information booth as they have LOADS of free travel information especially in a place like Kamakura. We originally wanted to visit Meigetsu-in (Ajisai Temple) because of its famous ajisai pathway photo (for the love of #instagram lol). However, we thought it was located at Hasedera Temple since it’s also known for its blue & purple seas of Ajisai. Our target / main goal that day was to take a similar photo of that pathway but we had an interesting change of plans, as I have mentioned haha.

If you are planning to cover these two temples in one day during the next Ajisai season, I would suggest that you arrive earlier (maybe 10AM) and go straight to Meigetsu-in (Kita Kamakura) first to avoid the flock of local and foreign tourists. After that, have some quick lunch and ride the Enoden back at Kamakura station for Hasedera Temple. Upon entering the temple, go to the entrance and get a number and wait for your turn to queue. Don’t forget to hydrate yourself when exploring around Japan during summer! It was too hot that day, lolol.

Hasedera Temple Official Website | ACCESS GUIDE

All of these photos were just taken using my Iphone 6 plus.

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The Iconic Japan Lover Me Souvenir Jackets

Hi everybody!

Just sharing some promotional posters of our newest products available at JLM STORE! Many thanks to Chichi & Anne for helping me out with these.

Sukajan designs conceptualized by the JLM team. Magical touches & creative execution by Little Miss Paintbrush.

To those who will be preordering any sakuran / geisha-themed jacket will receive a premium deco eyelash set designed by @moekoosawa (until supplies last).

Shipments will start this July 10, 2017.

We only have limited quantities per design / size. Watch out for our blog entry about the entire design process of creating the #JapanLoverMe box and these fantastic souvenir jackets.

We really worked hard on these! 😆❤️✌🏻️

{ Read about the entire collection here }
🌸 japanlover.me/jlm-exclusive-sukajan

{ Preorder links }
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🌸 japanlover.me/jlm-sukajan02
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EARLY BIRD PRICE! JAPAN LOVER ME ORIGINAL – JAPANESE YOKOSUKA JUMPER スカジャン STAY WEIRD BY LITTLE MISS PAINTBRUSH LMP 「変でえぇわぁー」アニメ イラスト モエ JK 女子高生 DESIGN SUKAJAN SOUVENIR JACKET (15 PCS ONLY LIMITED ALLOCATION) 海外版限定!

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Our Kawaii Tokyo E-book + Past Weekends + ABC Mag by Abbey 📔

Hi everyone!

Here is this week’s update & photo dump! Enjoy the photos!

Last night, we’ve finally released our first travel guide e-book project under the Our Kawaii Tokyo brand! It’s a creative guide / compilation of our favorite hangout places in Harajuku, Shibuya & Shinjuku. If you love the things that I visit or hoard (coughs stationery coughs), you will also enjoy exploring around Tokyo with this guide.

Ashley, Allie and I really worked hard on this one (2 years in the making or so, lol #nevergiveup). Allie did the entire layout & everything’s wonderfully done!

We had to change many pages along the way because some shops closed down & we wanted to give the reader a more user-friendly experience (putting ourselves in her/his shoes) so. We hope that you will also enjoy browsing our mini guide. We wish to create more themed travel guides in the future. ^^

The price right now for June 2017 is 1200 JPY. You can purchase it from Rainbowholic Shop. ^^

Illustrations / patterns by Allie. Photos by everybody 🙂

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