Mackenzie Jervis

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Perspective from travelers currently calling Japan “Home”

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My Favorite Japanese Stationery on Etsy

My Favorite Japanese Stationery on Etsy

If you’re not in Japan, it can be tricky to find places to buy legitimate Japanese stationery.  There are many Japanese brands available in the U.S. like Zebra, Uni-ball, and Pilot.  But, many times the products available in the states are...

The Best Japanese Stationery

The Best Japanese Stationery

After living in Japan for a few months I started to learn how amazing their stationery is. As someone who has always had a love of pens and notebooks, I don't know how I've gone this far in life not knowing Japanese stationery is as amazing as it is.  So, if...

Where to Buy Japanese Stationery Online

Where to Buy Japanese Stationery Online

I love Japanese Stationery.  And I know I’m not the only one who does.  Even people who don’t have a crazy stationery fetish come to Japan and find themselves wandering through the endless aisles of stationery and marvel at their unique and...

Where to Buy Japanese Stationery in Japan

Where to Buy Japanese Stationery in Japan

Last week we talked about the must-have Japanese stationery. So now, we obviously have to talk about where to find it.  If you’re in Japan, it’s quite easy, really, you can find stationery in almost any store you wander into, including your local Conbini like 7-11 or...

Must-Have Japanese Stationery

Must-Have Japanese Stationery

After living in Japan for a few months I started to learn how amazing their stationery is. As someone who has always had a love of pens and notebooks, I don't know how I've gone this far in life not knowing Japanese stationery is as amazing as it is.  So, if you're...

Travel Podcasts to Listen to At Home

Travel Podcasts to Listen to At Home

Being at home while you want to be out exploring the world can leave you feeling stuck.  When you’re TOLD to be home, it’s even worse.  Everything in your body is telling you to get out of the house, get off the couch, run to your nearest airport.  But,...

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