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Digital VS Physical Manga: A Collectors Perspective

For as long as I can remember I have always loved books. I live in a house and come from a family of book lovers so ever since I was little I have had a constant stream of books around me  Storybooks, nonfiction, art books, magazines, you name it! This has obviously has a massive effect… Continue reading Digital VS Physical Manga: A Collectors Perspective

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Nerdy Travels: More Little Things I Love About Japan

A while back I decided to make a post dedicated to the smaller things which I love about Japan. I remember it was a post that seemed to go down really well with you guys and I loved reminiscing over the smaller things which can spark joy whilst travelling around this beautiful country. Since I… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: More Little Things I Love About Japan

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Nerdy Travels: Kyoto International Manga Museum

Nerdy Travels is back baby! After my unintentional break from this series I am back and ready to dive back into all my wonderful travel memories. I also want to mention that for this post none of the photos included are my own as the museum was strict about photo taking and I wanted to… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Kyoto International Manga Museum

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Nerdy Travels: The Bamboo Forest

The bamboo forest or Arashiyama bamboo grove is a beautiful tourist attraction which I think everyone who visits Kyoto should see with their own eyes. It is a natural bamboo forest and is probably one of the main attractions for tourists and visitors when exploring Japan. We visited the forest on one of our first… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: The Bamboo Forest

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Nerdy Travels: Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine has got to be one of the most famous places to visit in Japan. The shrine is the head shrine of the god known as Inari and is known for it's famous trail of 1000 tori gates which lead up to many smaller shrines up the main mountain. I knew before even… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Fushimi Inari Shrine

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Nerdy Travels: Exploring Nara

Besides exploring the beautiful Nara deer park and Todaiji temple, we also explored Nara as a city whilst travelling in 2017. The word quaint comes to mind when thinking about Nara. The city is tiny compared to the likes of the capital of Tokyo. We were fortunate to be in a prime location in Nara.… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Exploring Nara

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Nerdy Travels: Todaiji Temple

Whilst visiting Nara Deer Park we headed over towards Todaiji temple which is famous for its Great Buddha Hall which contains the worlds largest bronze statue of Buddha. The deer from the surrounding park were everywhere even as we got towards the temple entrance. The temple, like many other temples and shrines, had a small… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Todaiji Temple

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Nerdy Travels: Nara Deer Park

I visited Nara on my first trip to Japan in 2017. The hotel we stayed in was actually around the corner from the deer park which was amazing as it only took us minutes to get up there and begin exploring. As we entered the park we were immediately met with deer wandering around doing… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Nara Deer Park