Disney: Sweet Duffy Valentines 2015 & 2011

In the last year or so I have moved away from Rilakkuma and more towards Duffy and his friends from DisneySea. Valentines day in Japan is mostly about making chocolates for your loved ones. So for Valentines Duffy always has a cooking sweets theme.



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Japan: Ise-jingu and Meotoiwa

I missed hatsumode (the first shrine visit of the year) as I was in the UK so when I got free day I went to Ise-jingu one of the most important shrines in Japan. It’s where the Emperor and Prime Minster go for hatsumode.


We must have been brainwashed by the advertising as we also went to Meotoiwa rocks too.

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