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My Japanese Adventures – The Sensational Sakura Safari (Part VII – Takayama contd.)

For any of you who are joining the story a little late – don’t worry. You can find all the catchup you need right here.

When embracing a different culture, it is important to open yourself up to everything it has to offer. Of course, while I believe that it’s good to step outside your comfort zone on occasion, it’s also important not to stretch yourself too far as you risk losing the appreciation through fear or obligation rather than willing surrender. Some cultural aspects can be intimidating; luckily, Takayama offers one that is almost too kawaii (cute) to bear!

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