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  • Japan, Naoshima, Travels

    A Trip to Naoshima and Teshima

    Naoshima is a small island in Kagawa Prefecture, a former sleepy fishing community now famous for its collection of contemporary art museums. Due to it’s secluded location, it has a unique atmosphere…

  • Guides, Japan, Kanazawa, Travels

    A Quick Guide to Kanazawa, Japan

    Kanazawa is located in Ishikawa prefecture on the northern side of Central Honshu, facing the Sea of Japan. Famous for its gold leaf and its world-class contemporary art museum, there’s a lot to love.…

  • New York, Travels, United States

    Katz Delicatessen

    Probably the most iconic corner on Houston Street, Katz Delicatessen first started out in 1888 and has changed names, locations and hands ever since. On rainy evenings, the building is a blur…

  • Japan, Kanazawa, Travels

    D. T. Suzuki Museum

    It’s difficult to practice mindfulness when you’re reconfiguring a space in your mind. Sitting within this incredible piece of architecture, I couldn’t help but imagine where our furniture would fit and how I could happily…

  • South Africa, Travels, Velddrif

    Velddrif, Western Cape

    During our travels in South Africa, we were lucky to be invited to spend a few nights on the Bergrivier near the fishing town of Velddrif on the Western Cape. It’s a beautiful area dotted…

  • Japan, Tokyo, Travels

    Postalco

    Though most of my notes are digital these days, I still can’t resist a good stationary store. Postalco have a serene space in bustling Dogenzaka, filled with lovely products such as cards, notebooks, wallets…

  • Japan, Tokyo, Travels

    Kawaii Monster Cafe

    Designed to overload the senses, the Kawaii Monster Cafe is a whimsical world created to capture the spirit of Harajuku’s unique fashion and culture. We sat surrounded by macaroons and unicorns, ordering from a menu of rainbow…

  • Japan, Kanazawa, Travels

    A Kanazawa Weekend

    We just spent a few nights away exploring Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture. Located on the northern side of Central Honshu, the city is home to many historical neighborhoods and is known for its traditional…

  • Japan, Kanazawa, Travels

    Bloom

    Some more of the lovely (and fragrant) ume blossoms at sunset in Kenrokuen.…