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Love Cake Boss? Carlo’s Bake Shop– an Easy Visit from NYC (with tasty souvenirs!)

The Cake Boss and Carlo’s Bake Shop: just my neighborhood bakery Carlo’s Bake Shop– yes that bakery, the one featured on the wildly popular reality show, Cake Boss— was once my neighborhood bakery, back when I lived in a quaint Hoboken townhouse just a few blocks from Frank Sinatra’s birthplace. I loved living in my […]

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Japan Kyoto silk pouch lucky cat from craft shop in Arashiyama souvnir shopping

Kyoto, Arashiyama, Japan. A trifecta of scenery, sights and shopping.

Made in Japan Souvenirs– the perfect way to remember a perfect day trip to Arashiyama Arashiyama is a mountainous village on the outskirts of Kyoto, and is a perfect day trip out of the city, hitting the trifecta of scenery, sights and shopping. Great scenery?¬† Bamboo Grove, mountains, river, bridges. Check. Great sites?¬† Temples, monkey […]

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