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[ | 24 Jun 2009 | 10 Comments]
Two Special Postcards From Margin

My dear friend Margin is a very creative girl. Her gifts are always unique too.

Cool Collections, SiChuan, Travel Culture »

[ | 19 Jan 2009 | 31 Comments]
Some Traditional Chinese Gadgets At JinLi Street ChengDu

Today, Chinese traditional things are so popular that many cities have old-style streets. You can find some traditional Chinese gadgets and traditional food there. Jinli is one of old-style streets in Chengdu, SiChuan.
But I always think all these old-style streets are too similar, They should have more local color to attract the tourists.

China, Cool Collections, Travel Culture »

[ | 2 Jan 2009 | 45 Comments]
Know Chinese Horoscopes From Chinese Zodiac Stamps

The new Ox year will begin on 26 January 2009.
I specially make this full list of Chinese Zodiac stamps for you. These collections include many elements of Chinese traditional art. I hope it’s helpful to know better about Chinese culture.

Cool Collections »

[ | 19 Dec 2008 | 33 Comments]
How Can We Find Fantastic Christmas & New Year Gifts

Earthquake, Economic Crisis, Somali Pirates…The keywords of year 2008 are so gloomy. Maybe we should encourage ourselves with something special!
There is my suggestion about how can we find fantastic gifts of Christmas & New Year, how about your opinion?

Cool Collections, Japan »

[ | 18 Dec 2008 | 15 Comments]
Tokyo Dolls

Rambling through the Sensō-ji, the oldest temple of Tokyo, You can find many interesting souvenirs. Dolls here are a little defferent from those of Kyoto. But they are also in KAWAII style.

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[ | 15 Dec 2008 | 25 Comments]
My Christmas Gift: Wall-E Movie Soundtracks

Wall-E is definitly the best product of Pixar from now on! It’s already No.34 on IMDB’s Top 250 movies in the history after only one weeks launch.
With less dialogue than any other movies, Wall-E ‘s music play a great role.

Cool Collections, Tibet »

[ | 14 Dec 2008 | 13 Comments]
Tibetan Souvenirs I Bought At Barkhor Street

I bought a lot of souvenirs at Barkhor Street Lhasa. Most of them were small gifts to my friends. I only left few for myself.
I love these Tibetan souvenirs, They are so beautiful, And cheap too.

Cool Collections, Tibet »

[ | 10 Dec 2008 | 23 Comments]
Three Most Popular Tibetan Treasures Which Can Aviod Evil

My friend RenQing is a Tibetan. He knew where could I buy real Tibetan treasures on the Barkhor Street. He also suggested me bought at least one of Three Treasures.
“They can aviod evil and bring good luck.” He said seriously.

Cool Collections, Japan »

[ | 3 Dec 2008 | 19 Comments]
Bring A Japanese Lucky Cat Home

Lucky cat (Maneki Neko) is a part of Japanese popular culture. People believe this little kitty can bring good luck (or a lot of money) to the owner.
I bring this Japanese lucky cat home, because it’s cute and so special!

Cool Collections, Japan »

[ | 27 Nov 2008 | 19 Comments]
Seven Fortune Gods Bell Of Japan

I bought this Seven Fortune Gods Bells at Kyoto. It’s a kind of very popular lucky gift in Japan.

Cool Collections, Japan »

[ | 20 Nov 2008 | 24 Comments]
8 Souvenirs You Must Buy At Kyoto

From 794, Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over 1000 years.
Today, Kyoto is still the center of Japanese culture, with its abundant traditional cultural industries.

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[ | 22 Oct 2008 | 19 Comments]
A Wooden Stool of My Great-grandfather

My uncle always preserves the traditional things of our family very well. I am so glad to see this wooden stool of my great-grandfather in my uncle’s home.
It’s made during Qing Dynasty.