Weekend getaway to Karuizawa

Recently, me and the husband visited Karuizawa.

Karuizawa (θ»½δΊ•ζ²’) is a town in Kitasaku District, Nagano, Japan.
Its about 1.5hrs drive from Tokyo or slightly over 1 hour via Shinkansen [bullet train] from Tokyo.
As the town is amongst high altitudes, the weather there is usually cool even in summer.

We dropped into the main part of town [Karuizawa Ginza]

it is a popular weekend destination for many in Tokyo

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Friday Photo Meme – What’s in Your Bag Edition

Time to do another photo meme!
Regulars here will know the drill but for those new here..every Friday, i do a photo meme of 5 photos about different themes!!
Hope you guys join in!

Friday Photo Meme – What’s in your bag Edition
1. Cellphone/mobile phone
I wasnt sure how to post a photo of my phone since i take the photos for the memes with my phone XD So here’s the phone cover instead. Yes i know a lot of the crystals have fallen off XD i intend to replace my phone cover soon.
Here’s a grainy pic taken by my ipad of the stuff hanging off the phone

2. Wallet/Purse/Whatever you keep your money in
Wallet from Chanel. My sister bought this for me for my birthday last year when she went Europe for a holiday. My sister is awesome, isnt she? I know.

3. Something in your wallet [cards/coins/money/whatever]
I kinda cheated. Most of these cards reside in my card case rather than my wallet. XD
This is just a small selection of the numerous point/store cards i own. As you can see, most of them are from drugstores XD

4. Makeup you carry on the go
From left:
E45 cream – for my eczema
AG+ deodorant spray – its summer. never know when i will need it.
Revlon lip butter – in pink truffle
MAC blotting powder – previously shown in a different photo meme XD

5. Whatever else you wish to share from your bag πŸ˜€
I am a girl in love with the paper medium. i dont care that i can use the calendar on my phone or that i can take notes on my phone. I still like using a proper book and pen.
From left:
Spiral notebook [aka my paper pinterest. i posted pics of its contents on this blog before] is from MUJI
Panda notebook [From Korea. I *think* Kosney or maybe its Artbox]
Moleskin notebook [This is the LE starwars edition. I ADORE moleskin so when they did a starwars collab. you know i definetely bought some XD Thanks to Mishelle for headsup and the CP]
The pen is from the clothing brand RICH.

Wanna take part?
Here’s a recap of the list!
Yumeko’s Friday Photo Meme – What’s in your bag edition
1. Cellphone/mobile phone
2. Wallet/Purse/Whatever you keep your money in
3. Something in your wallet [cards/coins/money/whatever]
4. Makeup you carry on the go
5. Whatever else you wish to share from your bag πŸ˜€

Or try the other memes
Random Things Edition
Makeup Edition
Whats New Edition

Leave a comment with a link to your post if you do take part! I’ll pop over to read it and leave you a comment!
Thanks for playing!
Have a GREAT weekend!
XOXO Yumeko

p.s a few of you asked if u could join in when its no longer friday, of course you can! i am going to rename this to weekly challenge next week XD

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