Christmas and Kansai

March 15, 2013

Christmas 2012 in Ginza:

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Beautiful Tokyo Tower

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Somehow, this reminds me of Beauty and the Beast

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Yummy scones. The one on the right with the smiley face is 女の子のおすすめ! (women's favourite!)


Exploring KANSAI. First up, Kobe:

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Our hotel was the white arched building on the right. It's supposed to look like a cruise.

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The wind was so cold! I was suffering on the first day despite wearing so many layers.

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Tried Kobe beef!

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My first Mont Blanc. Now I'm hooked.

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Buffet for brunch at the Fisherman's Market!

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Nom nom nom.

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Had a severe craving for oyako don.

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Excited to eat my first oyako don in Japan


N A R A, Land of the Deers:

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Visited the deer park in Nara!

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These deers became so aggressive when I tried to feed them. A bunch of them encircles you and head butts you... they won't stop till they get food!

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This was one of the really sweet deers that didn't attack us

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Streets of Nara

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U J I's green tea stole my heart...:

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Stayed at a Ryokan

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Bought Mister Donuts!

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Fell in love with all the green tea stuff in Uji

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Cha Soba (Green Tea Soba) on a cold day = love

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Loved the Cha soba and Oyako don!

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Matcha dessert

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Rainy but beautiful streets of Uji

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