Thrifting in Japan: Don Don Down on Wednesdays

I can’t remember where I’ve seen their logo before, but I know that I’d seen it. I had no idea what it was for, so I promptly ignored it… It wasn’t until I was doing research on thrift stores, trying to find more in my area, that I came across it again… Don Don Down on Wednesdays.  That’s a real mouthful. And that’s the name of the thrift store that […]

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Cosmo World Amusement Park in Minato Mirai, Yokohama

For Valentine’s Day, I planned an outing to Kannonzaki Lighthouse. In return, and as an early White Day adventure, my SO took me to Cosmo World. I’ve been begging to go since we moved to Yokohama, but we always found something more important to do on the weekends… Then it got too cold… But I was determined to go! Luckily, the random weekend we choose was perfect. It had been […]

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Thrifting in Japan: Clap Hands in Yokohama

After my jaunt to Cosmo World, I decided to take a walk around and check out World Porters for lunch. Since I wasn’t super hungry, I decided to take a walk through the different floors. I go to World Porters pretty often (Hawaiian Town!) so I’m familiar with a good number of the shops inside. However, I had never noticed (or maybe I noticed it, but I didn’t pay any […]

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My First (English) Doctor’s Visit in Japan

If there’s one thing to remember about me, it’s that I’m almost perpetually sick with one thing or another. Last month it was a runny nose; this month’s ailment is a dry cough and a headache. Despite this, I only went to the doctor in Japan for the first time last month. Since I arrived in Japan, I’ve been enrolled in the NHI (National Health Insurance) program, which covers a […]

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