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Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, Harajuku

The Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art in Harajuku, Tokyo offers an intimate and easy to understand presentation of  Ukiyo-e prints.  This museum does not have a permanent exhibit on display, but rather rotates exhibits monthly from . This March 2015 exhibit is titled “Kawaii ~Cute Girls in Ukiyo-e” which caught …

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Kawatsura Strawberry Picking Farm & Flowers, Chiba-ken

Kawatsura Strawberry Farm

Strawberry picking is a popular activity in Japan Winter through Spring. There are numerous greenhouses to choose from with prices varying between farms. Prices are highest in December and January, and taper off towards the end of Spring. Kawatsura Strawberry Farm Kawatsura Strawberry Farm has been growing strawberries since 1964. They …

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Tokyo Birthday and Party Cakes – Warning: this will make you hungry!

Looking for beautiful and delicious order-made birthday and party cakes in Tokyo, Japan? There are plenty of local bakeries where you can buy beautiful white cakes covered in strawberries and fruit tarts. However, if you want a genuinely order-made cake that delivers the taste and looks you want look no …

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100 Yen Craft 2015 Calendar and Notebooks

Hi Curious and Creative, Had a great morning yesterday with a friend making 100 yen craft 2015 Calendar and Notebooks. These are great little gifts that anyone can make! Your local 100 yen store presently have a wide selection of 2015 calendar and notebooks which can be dressed-up and transferred in …

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Mikan Wreath – 100 Yen Store Craft

With four kids and a dog I have a lot of people to thank this year. I think this 100 yen store craft – mikan wreath –  is a healthy alternative to cookies and candies. Love the colours, and the fact that the mikans (clementines or tangerines) are in season now …

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Sunday Biking at the Imperial Palace, Hibiya

Biking at the Imperial Palace is an enjoyable and economical way to spend your Sunday. You do not need to own a bike, nor be an expert biker. Sunday Biking at the Imperial Palace The Japan Bicycle Promotion Institute (JBPI), a non-profit organisation established 1964, funds and runs the Sunday …

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Climbing Gym Spider, Azabu – Birthday Party Venue

As a mom of four kids, I am challenged each year to find “that great” birthday party venue. Lucky me, Climbing Gym Spider (クライミングジムSPIDER) is a great birthday party venue in Azabu Juban that opened in August 2014. We just had our 3rd son’s 11th birthday there with 20 very …

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