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Saturday, 15 August 2020

I Adopted A Cat! 🐾 First Day Vlog + Supplies Haul

After literally two decades of wanting to adopt a cat - and being grounded at home for the foreseeable future - I finally decided to make that dream a reality! 

After many months of preparation and searching for the right feline forever friend, I finally found her; meet Bonnie! 

She's a black, 7-year old adult cat and is an absolute darling. I already love her so much 😭💕

I wanted to vlog our first day with her, because I was SO NERVOUS (but also super excited, of course!) about adopting a cat and in the lead up to her adoption, I spent many, many hours getting everything ready at home and doing a tonne of research, including watching countless cat-owner advice / adoption videos to prepare myself. 

But a lot of them were very brief or didn't show a personal experience of what to expect - so I hope that if you're looking to adopt your own fluffy companion (they're the best, and you'd be the best for doing so too ❤️), that this video helps you out! 

That aside, I know it's been a little while since I posted a video and caught up with you all - I miss you, and I hope you and your loved ones are all safe and healthy. 

Take care friends x 

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Saturday, 18 April 2020

Stay Home Routine + Easy Dumpling Recipe! 🥟🏡 | VLOG

Now that we're all spending a lot more time at home, I wanted to share my very chill daily routine, and for all of you budding cooks out there, there's also a lil cooking segment on how to make my authentic - and easy! - Chinese dumplings recipe at home! 🥟

Because is anyone else missing going out to eat? I KNOW I AM. 

Also, who here is playing Animal Crossing? With everything else going on, thank GOODNESS for Animal Crossing - let me know in the comments below who your starting villagers were; mine were Fuchsia and Coach ❤️ 

Please stay safe and take care xx 

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Friday, 31 January 2020

Answering YOUR Questions About Travelling To Japan! | Q&A

Long time, no see! 👋🏻

I am back with a good ‘ol Q&A, answering all of YOUR questions about travelling in Japan!

From the best places to eat and different types of accomodation, to solo travel advice and which season is best to visit and more, I hope you find this video helpful when planning your trip to Japan ✨ 

Watch the video below:



Saturday, 21 September 2019

Best Japanese Drugstore Beauty Products + Where To Buy!

This post is looooong overdue! Two of the most common questions I get asked is where to buy beauty products in Japan and which ones I recommend, so I finally made a video about it!

Every trip I always buy a mix of Japanese, Korean and western beauty products, because there are just soooooo many brands and Japan-exclusive items that I just can’t get in Australia. Plus, they're A-MAZING. All an excuse to visit more often 😜

Watch the video below:


Saturday, 24 August 2019

The Best Instagrammable Cafes In Tokyo [Pt. 2!] // Super Cute Photo Spots!

Since you loved the last Instagrammable cafes in Tokyo video from my last season of #hijessicaanneinjapan, I'm back again with part two!

From 3D latte art to GIANT pink donuts, and even a cafe dedicated to a character from one of my favourite childhood storybooks, have fun adding these adorable and totally insta-friendly spots to your Tokyo itinerary!

Watch the video below:

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Aoyama Flower Market Tea House, Akasaka
Paddler's Coffee, Shibuya
Melting In The Mouth, Hiroo
On The Way, Shimokitazawa
Reissue Latte Art, Harajuku
Alfred Tea Room, Aoyama
Peter Rabbit Garden Cafe, Jiyugaoka


Saturday, 10 August 2019

JAPAN GIVEAWAY! All Of My Fave Items From Japan 🎁✨

Hello from home!

This solo traveller is back in Melbourne, Australia, and as a thank you to everyone who watched along on my third #hijessicaanneinjapan vlog series, I brought back a bunch of my favourite Japanese items from my travels for a giveaway!

Want to know how to enter? Check out the video below!


Saturday, 27 July 2019

Two Weeks Solo Travelling In Japan! 🇯🇵 | VLOG 2019

Three cities, 20+ hours of footage, two cameras and one girl, all squeezed into three minutes featuring all of my favourite moments from my sixth visit to Japan.


A BIG thank you to everyone who watched along as every weekly episode of #hijessicaanneinjapan season three was released - I hope you enjoy looking back at the trip with me and for those travelling to Japan soon, I hope I've helped fill up that itinerary!

And stay tuned... there are still lots of Japan videos to come!


Watch the video below:


Saturday, 13 July 2019

HUGE Japan Shopping Haul 2019 + Last Day In Tokyo! | Solo Travel Japan Vlog

From fashion and beauty, to anime goodies and random items, I bought a LOT during my two week trip to Japan. And when I say a LOT, I mean I ended up having to pay $100+ in luggage overweight fees at the airport lololololol

To everyone who followed along on my sixth trip to Japan, thank you SO much! I've loved getting to know you through the comments and chatting about all things Japan with you, and even though this is the last vlog for this season of #hijessicaanneinjapan, there are still heaps of Japan videos on the way (including a giveaway - stay tuned)!

If there are any travel topics you'd like me to cover in a future vid, let me know in the comments below. For now, I'll catch you in the next video! ✨

Watch the video below:



ANA InterContinental Tokyo Hotel Airport Shuttle //
Aoyama Flower Market Tea House //
Tokyo Blue Bottle Coffee //

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