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Kahoさん: Chuzai Living
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ブログタイトルChuzai Living
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  • Copen Local Base Kamakura ☆ Lifestyle Cafe
  • Copen Local Base Kamakura A HIP LIFESTYLE CAFE Copen Local Base Kamakura is a lovely cafe with a beach vibe. (Kamakura in Japan is
    near the coast.) Its location is a 4-minute walk from the Kamakura station. To me it is not an ordinary cafe. I find it unique be
    cause the cafe provides educational and socializing aspect to visitors whether they share interests in cars or not. Copen Local Ba
    se has a C [続きを読む]
  • My Favorite Places in Kamakura ☆ Japan
  • Kamakura City ☆ Japan Kamakura is a city South West of Tokyo with many temples and shrines, and a beach vibe. This lovely coastal city has become my children’s favorite destination during our trip back to Japan in the summer. In Kamakura you see traditional Japanese architecture coexist with modern stylish buildings. The city lies on the coast facing the Pacific Ocean and many of its beaches are [続きを読む]
  • Accidentally Homeschooling My Pre-K Child
  • Accidentally Homeschooling I have been homeschooling my pre-k son. I say “accidentally” because it wasn’t in my plan to home
    school him. In fact, I was preparing to send him to a preschool. We live in the area where almost all preschool aged children espe
    cially at his age (as far as I know) go to a preschool. “Accidentally homeschooling” because if we didn’t move back to the D
    .C. metropolitan [続きを読む]
  • Dermatitis Cased By Preservatives ☆ Isothiazolinone
  • Dermatitis & Change In Environment An international move takes a toll on expats’ health causing a strain on their physical and emotional state induced by stress of transition. A drastic change in environments can trigger health issues. For instance, introducing ourselves to new household products and cosmetics overseas (and even back home) can cause dermatitis for those who are sensitive to chemi [続きを読む]
  • Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C. 2017
  • Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C. 2017 These are cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. photographed on March 13, 2017. In the morn
    ing I read on the news that a snow storm, Stella, was approaching the northeast coast of the United States and the cold spell coul
    d possibly damage the cherry blossoms. I was worried that many cherry blossoms may not bloom this year. I also learned that some h
    ave alread [続きを読む]
  • Buying A Home Site Unseen
  • BUYING A HOME SITE UNSEEN Buying a home without seeing the actual property comes with a risk and is not ideal, let alone a huge co
    mmitment. Nevertheless, it is a choice that some people end up making because of their circumstances. Some expats, for example, bu
    y a home site unseen when they are still living overseas so that they would secure a home to move into and a school to enroll thei
    r children [続きを読む]
  • Leather Bags ☆ Leather Field in Dharavi
  • LEATHER BAGS IN DHARAVI BY LEATHER FIELD If you are looking for a shop to have leather bags made, I highly recommend Leather Field
    . Leather Field is a shop in Dharavi, Mumbai that specializes in order made items such as purses, jackets, wallets, and so forth.
    According to the shopkeeper, Leather Field owns its workshop where their craftsmen work directly for them. I found that this syste
    m enables [続きを読む]
  • Leather Field ☆ Leather Shop in Dharavi Mumbai
  • LEATHER FIELD IN DHARAVI MUMBAI If you are looking for a shop to have an item made in leather, I highly recommend Leather Field. L
    eather Field is a shop in Dharavi, Mumbai that specializes in order made items such as purses, jackets, wallets, and so forth. Acc
    ording to the shopkeeper, Leather Field owns its workshop where their craftsmen work directly for them. I found that this system e
    nables Lea [続きを読む]
  • Dilkhush Special School in Mumbai
  • DILKHUSH SPECIAL SCHOOL Dilkhush Special School is a school for children with intellectual challenges and special needs age from 6
    to 18. The school was opened by the sisters of Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1971. It is located in Juhu, Mumbai near
    the Juhu Beach. Dilkhush Special School is the very first and only school existed in Mumbai for the children with special needs a
    t the time [続きを読む]
  • Modern Rustic Indian Design Home
  • Modern Rustic Indian Design Home This modern rustic Indian design home was the last home that I got to shoot before leaving Mumbai
    , India in June, 2016. This gorgeous home belongs to my American friend, Anne and her family, that I had a chance to know in my la
    st year. The photo shoot took place about a month before my departure. I wanted to edit and post these photos on my blog sooner, b
    ut the big [続きを読む]
  • Inokashira Park ☆ Kichijoji Tokyo
  • INOKASHIRA PARK Inokashira Park in Kichijoji is a gem of Tokyo. It has become well known for its cherry blossoms thanks to the soc
    ial media. The trees that surround the pond are cherry blossom trees and when they are in full bloom, the pale pink of cherry blos
    soms on the trees and their reflection on the water make this park one of the most sought after location for photo taking. I went
    to Inokash [続きを読む]
  • Our Family International Move
  • International Move If you have followed me on my Instagram feeds and Facebook page, you have seen a bit more actions there and kno
    w what I have been up to. The photos on this post have been mostly published on my Instagram account as well as my blog Facebook p
    age. My family and I packed up our home for 3 years in Mumbai at the beginning of June, 2016. After the school went off, my 3 kids
    and I fle [続きを読む]
  • Song For Departing Expats ☆ When We Were Young by Adele
  • Song For Departing Expats I learned the song “When We Were Young” by Adele during the time I prepared for my family’s depart
    ure from India. The song and lyrics resonated with my sentiment at that time. It has become my most recent favorite song by Adele.
    Before I go further, here is a quote by Azar Nafisi. This quote became a key element to connect with Adele’s song “When We We
    re Young”. “Y [続きを読む]
  • Banganga Water Tank ☆ Mumbai
  • Banganga Water Tank is an ancient water tank that is part of Walkeshwar Temple Complex in Malabar Hill in Mumbai. It is a pilgrima
    ge site for the Hindus and is protected by the Indian government as a national heritage site. Banganga Water Tank is a holy site w
    ith sacred water that is associated with a myth of a Hindu god Rama. The myth tells that when Rama was thirsty and there was no fr
    esh water [続きを読む]
  • Things To Do In Nashik
  • Things To Do In Nashik Nashik is a city in the northwest region of Maharashtra State in India about 3-and-a-half hour drive from M
    umbai on a high way. It is known as a wine capital of India. Nashik may not be as well known as some other cities in the Maharasht
    ra State, but it feels like the city is gaining more popularity thanks to the wineries. The drive to Nashik from Mumbai was pleasa
    nt and eas [続きを読む]
  • Nashik Trip On VSCO Cam
  • Nashik Trip A weekend trip to Nashik which is a city in the direction of the north-east from Mumbai and about a 3-and-a-half-hour
    drive on a highway became a very memorable trip for us. Our good friends organized for two departing families including us. It was
    very special because our children grew very close to each other during our time in Mumbai and this allowed them to make great mem
    ories toge [続きを読む]
  • Today is the youngest you will ever be again
  • TODAY IS THE YOUNGEST The words by Eleanor Roosevelt “Today is the youngest you will ever be again.” is my mantra. Her words c
    hanged my perspective of life when I encountered them. The full quote is as follows. Today is the oldest you have ever been and th
    e youngest you will ever be again. In today’s world, it feels like a lot of value is put on youth. I feel that way especially be
    cause there a [続きを読む]
  • Kala Ghoda Cafe
  • Kala Ghoda Cafe is a chic nordic design cafe with western cafe food located in the artsy area of South Mumbai called Kala Ghoda. I
    t is my most recent favorite in town. I honestly don’t know why it took me so long to try this cafe. I did try to get seated two
    other times in the past, though. My first time was a year ago in 2015, but the wait outside of the cafe was long that my friends
    and I went [続きを読む]
  • Suzette Powai & Thing to Love About Expat Life
  • Suzette Powai Suzette is an authentic French creperie in Mumbai. This cafe restaurant opened the third store in Mumbai in Powai af
    ter the previous two restaurants in Nariman Point and Bandra. The blog post about Suzette in Bandra is here. I had a chance to vis
    it Suzette in Powai the other day. I did not intend to write a blog post about the cafe even though I would have loved to since I
    did not ha [続きを読む]
  • Trupsel Bombay
  • Trupsel Bombay Trupsel is an Indo-Western fashion brand founded by two Indian sisters, Trupti and Preeti, who are natives of Mumba
    i. There are many Indian and Indo-Western brands in Mumbai and I have seen some in the past 2 and a half years. Trupsel has the mo
    st beautiful and stylish items that I have seen in Mumbai. The colors, textiles, designs and embroidery at Trupsel are stunning. I
    imagine t [続きを読む]
  • Dabbawalas ☆ Mumbai
  • WHO ARE DABBAWALAS? Dabbawalas are people who pick up home-made lunch boxes from individual homes or dabba makers and deliver them
    to their designated recipients (family members) at their offices. Dabba literally means boxes, in this case, lunch boxes. In Indi
    a common lunch boxes are called tiffin or tiffin boxes. Tiffin is an Indian English word for a light midday meal or luncheon. HIST
    ORY In 189 [続きを読む]
  • Elephanta Caves on Elephanta Island
  • Elephanta Caves are sculpted caves on Elephanta Island. The island is also known as Gharapuri whose translation means “the city of caves”. Elephanta Island is located in the Mumbai Harbor and about 10 km (6.3 miles) to the east of the city of Mumbai. The caves are dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries. There are two groups of caves on the island: a group of 5 Hindu caves and a smaller group [続きを読む]
  • Chumbak ☆ Mumbai
  • Chumbak is a fashion and lifestyle store that was originated and is based in Bangalore, India. Its first store in Mumbai opened in
    Fort in October, 2015. The store is right next to Fabindia in Kala Ghoda district in Fort which is also a walking distance from K
    ala Ghoda Cafe, my new favorite cafe in Mumbai. My friend, Anne, who moved to Mumbai in August 2015, introduced Chumbak to me, who
    has been [続きを読む]
  • Girl’s Room with Pom-poms
  • Girl’s Room with Pom-poms My daughter and son share a room. The photos of this same room which were taken in August 2013 can be
    seen in this post. If you see the photos in the post “Kids Room For Boy & Girl“, you can see that I have added tissue paper po
    m-poms on the ceiling to add more to the room. We love the look. It is interesting that the room looks more cozy and fuller than w
    ithout pom-po [続きを読む]