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Naoshima 直島 & Kyoto 京都 Food & Travel Japan Vacation 日本

Who says fashion people dont eat haha.  I am a total foodie and this vacation we ate such amazing meals! Some places we went to were Michelin Star quality and some were very local good finds.  If you want some yummy food tips…..check this out!!    &    
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Last stop Osaka 大阪市 Japan Vacation 2016

大阪市 Osaka was the last stop of our vacation.  We stayed at the Intercontinental hotel which is probably the best in the city.  Osaka is my least fav city in Japan but the city offers many attractions.  Osaka was our last stop so I went a little crazy shopping at my fav brand Sacai & found lots of great stuff at Issey Miyake too.  When I was shopping at the trendy store 211 Restir I came across our very own HK talent JOURDEN by Anais Mak fashion designer.  The shop staff told me her collection got sold out!  I was so proud as I nurtured Anais since day 1 when she first came to me at VOGUE CHINA office few years ago.  I ...
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Day 5 Mount Kurama 鞍馬山, Kyoto Japan Vacation 2016

I started my meditation journey recently back in HK so naturally when visit Kyoto I wanted to take a hike to the birth place of Reiki practice at “Mount Kurama” 鞍馬山.  Mount Kurama is North West of Kyoto city and it only took half an hour from city via train to get to this amazing zen location.  We basically did a 3.5 hours hike and being unfit my legs were like jelly after the hike haha.  This is what I love about Japan one minute you are in the city which offers many entertainment then the next minute you could take a train ride to another world.  I meditated in front of the ’3 fold flame’ and hugged a massive sacred...
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Day 4 Kyoto 京都 Japan Vacation 2016

Kyoto 京都 one of my fav city as it has so many traditions & some of the best Japanese restaurants in Japan.  Last time I came to Kyoto was 7 years ago with my husband but we were just dating then.  How time flies! This time we stayed at a fairly new boutique hotel (Aoi Kyoto) right in the centre of town but it was hidden in a small building right by the river.  Dont let the subtle small entrance fool you cos this little hidden cute boutique hotel has pretty big room with great facilities.  Defo worth staying there! The day we arrived in Kyoto it was their Kyoto big festival.  The city was full of Japanese traditional costu...
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Day 3 Inujima, 犬島 Japan Vacation 2016

Day 3 of my Japan adventure we took the ferry to Inujima 犬島 the island’s name is literally ‘dog island’.  This small but cute island contains so many art installation place randomly on different parts of the island.  Not many visitors compare to Teshima but I love this little treasure island as its cozy & interesting.  We took lunch at the Inujima ticket center cafe and the lunch there is simple but very yummy.  The locals were doing floor art work as part of the live art it was very lovely.  Most people didnt visit this little island and they definitely missed out on all the local fun. www.gracelam.hk Instagram:  @gr...
Category: 旅遊