Lucky bags I bought

In Japan there is a new year tradition that on the first day (or sometimes the second day) of the new year shops sell mystery lucky bags to people. Theses bag, where you often do not know what is inside are sold with a really big discount. They are called 福袋(ふくぶくろ,fukubukuro)

The price of these bags start at a low 500yen-1000yen but they can go up in price you can’t even afford it. I read there was a bag you could buy, that included a 100 day around the world trip. But that one was not in my budget.

Because it was my first new year in Japan, I decided to join the shopping madness and buy myself some of these lucky bags. In this post I want to give everyone a nice overview of the Lucky bags I bought.

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Hakata my new place of interest

At this moment my 2nd week is over. Because I’m a bit behind schedule I decided today (Sunday) to update my blog. The first week was mostly a week of exploring, finding my way in Hakata and deciding whether I like it or not. (Because I’ve spent so much time in Tenjin  I was a bit sceptical) But now is Hakata my new place of interest

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