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My Next Japan Trip

Last week was very exciting as me and my sister booked the flights for our next Japan trip! We’re going over Halloween, which is one of my favourite times to visit.

My Next Japan Trip

It’s still a long way away so we haven’t made any firm plans yet but we’ll be there for 8 days. I’ve started a new section of my journal to keep track of ideas. My Japan-themed stationery is very heavy on the sakura so this is not very seasonally appropriate!

halloween japan trip

Many of you will be glad to hear that I will be blogging about Japan a bit more regularly over the next few months. I still have a few general posts to write, plus I’ll share some plans for our next Japan trip as we make them. If there’s anything you’ like me to cover, just ask!

japan guides and books

If you’re planning your own trip, don’t forget that I have a whole Japan blog section of helpful posts, 2 guide books for Tokyo and Japan, plus a travelogue book of my first three trips. Digital editions start at just £3!


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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