DC to Japan, Koganji Temple + Sugamo Slow Life

Hi かわいい + Creative family. Sorry for last week’s DC to Japan miss, but lemme show you around, Sugamo. We’ll go to Kosanji Temple for some kokeshi & healing good times.

Hope you’re ready.

But first patting myself on the back for finally getting Little INKPLAY Shop’s press kit done and ret to go! See what all I offer from the comfort of a kawaii anime tattoo + art shop ~

DC to Japan Kokeshi Adventure

Let’s Go, Sugamo!


Sugamo, YOKOSO!

Dc to Japan, Sugamo

-you are here-

On the Way to Koganji


Found this small temple on the way to Koganji
We tried to read this outlaid in English AND Japanese … together. It was a whole language exchange mess LOLz
but while here. might as well bless up for me and a few homies

♡ Get ready for some really cute finds ♡

OMG! I’m going back to get some kawaii drama cats just for my studio <3
ah! my decorative tattoo heart goes doki doki
fun wordplay graffiti
quick shot with sis before we continue on ^.^ I REALLY want to check this spot out next time for some hair adventures

Kokeshi Dolls Exhibit @ Koganji Temple

Yatta! And OMG why these so cute >.<

THIS is why we chose to spend the ay in Sugamo –

So I could start my travels with a loved obsession & go kokeshi crazy

my family ~
this is carved from ONE solid piece of wood <3

hina matsuri + kokomo no hi kokeshi
Gonna mark my calendar and plan travel around the kokeshi festival one year ~

Around Koganji Temple

In case you’re wondering what I’m doing, this statue is the popular Arai Kannon, which is thought to help heal ailments.

Traditionally people line up in a queue to wash the statue with small hand towels which they then press to their ailing body part in hope of relief ~

My ailments at the time were my head and back (most likely from travel and work not too long after touchdown)

More Adventures

ramen pit stop
itadakimasu ~
back on the stroll and found FAM! Dat chu?! ^.^
Before hopping a train, we ended up in the Miyagi Prefecture Gift Shop

I shot this for consideration for my day trip to Tohoku region / Miyagi prefecture later
otsukare ~

My Style

Here’s what I’m wearing in my best family photo, evah! ~
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Shirt | Kawamomo
Skirt | Bodyline
Tights | Spank!
Jean Jacket |vintage Gap
Shoes | Yru
Thanks for hanging out with us!
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Thanks for reading! Time to enjoy Japan naow ^.^

I’ll be back with updates next week! *schwing*

But until  then …

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