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Blog As Bento

12:50 AM


Sometimes my blog feels like a bento box.

It feels like there are lots of little pieces vying for space here and are put together in a way that doesn't always make sense.

Originally I wanted to feature photos of fashion and food in Japan, without betraying too much personal information.

However, there were so many more things that I wanted to share and I couldn't keep my own voice neutral.

I took the photo above at this year's Sapporo Snow Festival.

It's a giant bento (Japanese lunch box) sculpted from ice and filled with cartoonish food.

This whimsy of this picture really sums up why I love Japan.

I think I have become a little too used to life here and forgotten how totally unique so much of it is.

So, from now on I will be posting more photos from my travels around Japan.

I don't mean holiday snaps.

I want my blog to be about more than superficial trends, because that's only one part of life in Japan.

From now on I'm going to show you the rest.

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10 comments

  1. so cute!! i hope one day i can go to sapporo too!!! and thank you so much♥

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  2. You post whatever you like, and I will enjoy reading it so much! I sometimes feel like that too about my blog, but I just keep doing what I feel is right.

    The photo is really cute! And it has such low calories hehehe^^

    I'm really looking forward to your future posts about your travels!

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  3. I agree with さらまり =) A lot of time you get caught up with writting about fashion and reviews and you forget to write about things that you really want to write about =)Besides~ travels are awesome! =D

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  4. I'm looking forward to new posts about Japan :33

    and that pic is so cute <3

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  5. Shanna - Sapporo is a really nice place. In Summer you can see beautiful flowers, in Winter you can see the Snow Festival. I think it's one of the most interesting places in Japan.

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  6. さらまり - Thanks for your support! I really like the way you write informative posts with personal elements. The bento is amazing, right? If we added snow cone flavouring it might be edible....!

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  7. Shmuberry - Also, I'll be less likely to spend all my money on clothes if I'm not writing about them everyday, haha! Gotta consider that too!

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  8. Rii - thank you! I'll do my best to make them informative and fun!

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  9. Haha, bento boxes are awesome! Speaking of bento... you are making me hungry for Japanese food!

    invasionista

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  10. Teresa - sorry! Well, this is a good chance to eat Japanese food then, yay!

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