Antalya Toy Museum

Antalya Toy Museum

The Antalya Toy Museum opened on 21 April 2011, with about 3000 toys from many countries such as Japan, USA, Germany, Turkey and Russia.  Some of the toys have were produced as early as 1870. During our walk along the old town coast line, we saw these figurines (photo above) and wondered what they were for.  ...

Travel Highlights from Antalya Turkey

Travel Antalya Turkey

For both of our birthdays this year, Mr. and I decided to visit two cities in Turkey.  Our first stop was in Istanbul, afterwards we visited Antalya for 4 days.  Antalya is located at the Mediterranean south-western coast of Turkey.  It was our first time visiting Antalya, and since it was a resort town, it ...

JapanLA – a kawaii store in the heart of Los Angeles

JapanLA Store

JapanLA is a cute pop culture shop located in Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles.  The inspiration for their shop came from the 'cute culture' of LA and Japan.  This store sells many adorable items like - dolls, stationery, key chains, accessories, apparels, and more.  They also have their own brand called 'JapanLA Clothing'.  The brand design ...


Souvenirs from around the world: Bear keychain from Monte Carlo, Monaco

Bear Keychain from Monte Carlo, Monaco

During my trip to Monte Carlo, I was looking for a memorable souvenir to purchase and display on my shelf.  However, I coudn't find something that I found particularly cute until I saw this bear keychain.  The store where I got this from was right across the famous Monte Carlo Casino. I don't know much about ...

Kuchlbauers Bierwelt – the cutest and coolest brewery ever

kuchlbauer bierwelt

The Kuchlbauer Bierwelt is a landmark famous for its brewery, restaurant and tower.  This brewery is located in Abensberg Bavaria Germany.  The Kuchlbauer Bierwelt is such a unique place, it's a combination of a brewery and art.  The owner of the brewery loved art so much he had world famous artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser create the ...

Alice in a dancing land restaurant

Alice in a dancing land

Alice in a Dancing Land, is an Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant located in Shibuya, Tokyo.  This restaurant is part of of the Diamond Dining restaurants in Japan.  There are four different scenes inside this restaurant - Jewelry Merry Go Round, Secret Tea Party Room Hatter, Ball of Wonderland and Dance floor of the Cheshire ...

Tokidoki LA Store x icoSnap visit

Tokidoki LA Store

Tokidoki has been one of my favorite design prints of all time.  It has always been a dream of mine to visit their store for quite sometime.  Fortunately, I had a chance to visit LA this summer, and one of my 'must-visit' places was of course, the Tokidoki LA store. Tokidoki is a brand that has ...


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