Tag: Stationery

My trip to the Traveler’s Factory, Japan

It may sound strange, but one of my highlights of last month's visit to Japan was getting to visit the Traveler's Factory store in Tokyo. They stock the (formerly Midori) Traveler's Notebook products that I've been obsessing about over the last year, so I was determined to visit their 'HQ' and see the various products ...

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Brunch and shopping

Combined my two favourite pastimes earlier this morning: food and shopping. We walked from Canary Wharf up to Spitalfields Market and made a bee-line for The Diner. No breakfast, plus a walk in the muggy heat had us both hungry and thirsty. I fear I may have gone overboard with the order, as the photos ...

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Japan day four: Wandering around Kyoto

After the exertions of the previous day's trip to Hiroshima, we spent Wednesday in Kyoto, taking things at a very leisurely pace. Very leisurely. Kyoto is such a great place for aimless wandering. So many of its side streets are perfect for a wander, looking in windows and exploring. So many beautiful buildings tucked away. ...

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Japanese stationery lust

I spent a happy hour in a local Tokyu Hands store here in Hiroshima yesterday. And in doing so, I basically cleared them out of their entire stock of Midori Traveler's notebooks and accessories. (No, not really - it just looked that way...) I finally got a traveler's notebook, a passport notebook and a whole ...