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14 Places to Buy a Bed Frame Online in Japan

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Sleeping Structures: Your Complete List of Bed Frames Online Futon or bed frame? I’ve experienced both and there and pros and cons of each. But to be honest, as much as I want to experience Japanese lifestyle, a good night’s sleep is irreplaceable. And especially for first-floor dwellers, there is great value in having a […]

8 Places to Buy Curtains Online in Japan

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Curtain Chronicles: Where to Order Curtains Online with Japan Shipping Don’t feel limited to just the local home center! There are plenty of lovely options for where you can source curtains online with Japan shipping. Here are some of our top window covering store picks: 1. Traffa Traffa Named after the Swedish word for “encounter”, […]

6 Kinds of Furniture You’ll Find in a Japanese Akiya House

You might find these akiya furniture items in your new old house in Japan. Treasure or trash? I’ve had the adventure of discovering what was left behind in three akiyas now – all previously occupied by adorable grannies who left behind evidence of creative, loving lives. I can’t lie – sorting the stuff is fascinating […]

Best Places to Buy Cheap Furniture Online in Japan

Budget Bliss: Your Guide to Japanese Budget Furniture Stores! Whether you are an English Teacher in rural Japan paying off student loans, a fresh digital nomad looking to live a simple life, or saving up for the day you can retire in your old traditional Japanese house. Buying furniture online doesn’t have to break the […]

14 Places to Buy Solid Wood Furniture in Japan

Crafted Comforts: 14 Shops to Find Beautiful Solid-Wood Furniture Online in Japan Wood furniture is the perfect way to balance western comfort with natural materials in a Japanese house. Whether you are bringing some life into a sterile apartment or finding a harmonious way to furnish a traditional wooden house in Japan, wooden furniture is […]