Our Awkward Experience at the Maid Cafe in Akihabara, Japan

Our Awkward Experience at the Maid Cafe in Akihabara, Japan

I have visited a Maid Cafe years ago when I went with a group of friends, but Ryan had never experienced one before, so we made sure to visit one this time while we were in Japan. Maid Cafes have been in Japan for awhile now and they are popular among otakus (Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom) and tourists. They are cafes with waitresses dressed as maids and they treat their customers as “masters”.

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The Super Kawaii Pompompurin Cafe in Harajuku

The Super Kawaii Pompompurin Cafe in Harajuku

I was on a hunt for the cutest cafes in Japan and came across Pompompurin Cafe in Harajuku. Japan is well-known for creating kawaii (cute) dishes and this cafe did not disappoint. The entire yellow cafe explodes with cuteness from their decor to tabletop settings to dishes.

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My Neighbor Totoro + Cafe = The Cutest Cream Puffs in Japan

My Neighbor Totoro + Cafe = The Cutest Cream Puffs in Japan

Are you a fan of of the anime character Totoro or cream puffs? We are! That is why we went to this cute little cafe that was located slightly away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. Shirohige's Cream Puff Shop is a small little bakery and cafe located in Setagaya, Japan.

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Experiencing Steak Katsu (Gyukatsu) in Japan for the First Time

Experiencing Steak Katsu (Gyukatsu) in Japan for the First Time

Steak Katsu (or gyukatsu) is relatively new in Japan. It’s so new that not even my Japanese relatives knew about it when I went to go visit them in November 2016. Katsu, meaning (fried) cutlet, is very common in Japan, but most of the time, it’s made with pork or chicken. There’s a few places that I know of that currently serves steak katsu and Shibuya is one of them. 

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Bacchanal Buffet | The Best Buffet in Las Vegas

 Bacchanal Buffet | The Best Buffet in Las Vegas

Anytime someone mentions Vegas, I instantly think of Bacchanal Buffet and I start rambling about how amazing this buffet is. I’m not a huge buffet person, but this place is special. It’s so good that it makes me want to cry. Yes, I’m pretty sure I mentioned this before, but I cry for good food.

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Villa Blanca in Beverly Hills

Villa Blanca in Beverly Hills

We wanted to stop by the Villa Blanca Italian restaurant because Crystal is a huge fan of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and one of the stars on the show, Lisa Vanderpump, owns this restaurant. We actually stopped by one of her other restaurants, Sur, a couple of years ago and ran into Mrs. Vanderpump herself! Crystal was so happy and Lisa was kind enough to take a picture with her. We weren’t so lucky this time, but still had a fun time at the restaurant.

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Our Phenomenal Eiffel Tower Restaurant Experience in Las Vegas

Our Phenomenal Eiffel Tower Restaurant Experience in Las Vegas

If you’re wondering where to eat in Vegas, I would recommend the Eiffel Tower Restaurant located at the Paris Hotel. You get stunning views of the Bellagio fountain show and top notch service by the friendly wait staff.

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Alfred's Tea Room | LA's New Instagramable Hot Spot

Alfred's Tea Room | LA's New Instagramable Hot Spot

The first time I went to Alfred's Coffee shop was sometime last year. They have a handful of coffee shops around LA and it has become a fashion blogger's hotspot. I can spend all day on Alfred Coffee's eye-catching Instagram feed. In fact, that is how I found out about them. Their interior design is bold and nothing like any other coffee shop I have been to. 

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