Tag Archives: Chiba

Swimmer: A kawaii Japanese shop for home and fashion goods

Swimmer is considered as a "zakka" shop in Japan, Zakka means daily goods.  This shop sells cute items from household to fashion items like lunch boxes, towels, bags, cosmetic cases and more.  They have special cute prints on their items that are just very adorable - like bears, bunnies, etc.  Also, the prices for their ...

Flashback: Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu Chiba

Grand Opening of Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu My very first time seeing a Vivenne Westwood Outlet! Mother Farm Cafe - Green Tea Latte! During my short hiatus from this blog, one of the places I visited was Japan. And I went to see the grand opening of Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu on April 12, 2012. This outlet had ...

Flashback: A local restaurant in Chiba for dinner April 2012

The night before I left Japan, my sister brought me to a local restaurant in Chiba (it was located at one of the shopping centers).  Their specialty is okonomiyaki, which is a Japanese pancake containing flour, eggs, cabbage, meat, seafood and fish flakes. Here's how the okonomiyaki looks like - this one has noodles and seafood ...