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Renting a Kimono in Kyoto

renting a kimono in kyoto

Japan is known for many things. Sushi, sumo wrestling, calligraphy, karaoke and of course, kimonos. These beautiful and iconic robes come in countless eye-catching colours and patterns. What if I tell you, you can wear one when you’re in Japan! And renting a kimono isn’t even that expensive. When we travelled through Japan for two […]

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Plastic Free Periods*

wuka period proof underwear

Happy International Women’s Day! I thought today was the perfect day to talk about periods. And especially, plastic-free periods. Over the last year or so, I’ve been getting more into zero waste and reducing the plastic in my life. I’m not quite there yet, but every little bit helps (my wallet and our planet)! Today I’ve got one for the ladies. A guide on how to have plastic-free periods.

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What are my plans after graduation?

I can finally say that I will officially be graduating at the end of this month. Can you believe it? Of course, graduating university was my goal when I moved to England four years ago. But now that goal is so close to completion, it feels unreal. I’m so proud of myself to have worked […]

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Rook Piercing – Price, Pain and Care

rook piercing pain

After getting seven piercings in my earlobes and one helix piercing, I thought I was done with the whole “decorate my ears” phase. Until my friend Charlotte got a rook piercing. I loved how minimalistic it looked, because it’s quite hidden. She offered to come with me the week after to get one myself. I’m […]

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The Dangers of the Winter Sun

Today I’m super happy to announce the very first guest blog on The Navigatio. Written by the wonderful Skin Careless. Make sure to check out her blog after reading this post! The dangers of the winter sun It’s a chilly winter morning. You reach over and pull apart the curtains and take a look outside only […]

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Welcome to The Navigatio

The Navigatio

Yes! Nele is blogging again! For over seven years I have had online blogging projects spawning all over the internet. It started with posts written in broken English, almost unreadable as a 13 year old was still getting familiar with her second language. Looking back at it now, it’s where my love for writing and […]

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