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Day 4 Kyoto 京都 Japan Vacation 2016

Kyoto 京都 one of my fav city as it has so many traditions & some of the best Japanese restaurants in Japan.  Last time I came to Kyoto was 7 years ago with my husband but we were just dating then.  How time flies! This time we stayed at a fairly new boutique hotel (Aoi Kyoto) right in the centre of town but it was hidden in a small building right by the river.  Dont let the subtle small entrance fool you cos this little hidden cute boutique hotel has pretty big room with great facilities.  Defo worth staying there! The day we arrived in Kyoto it was their Kyoto big festival.  The city was full of Japanese traditional costu...
Categories: 旅遊

Day 3 Inujima, 犬島 Japan Vacation 2016

Day 3 of my Japan adventure we took the ferry to Inujima 犬島 the island’s name is literally ‘dog island’.  This small but cute island contains so many art installation place randomly on different parts of the island.  Not many visitors compare to Teshima but I love this little treasure island as its cozy & interesting.  We took lunch at the Inujima ticket center cafe and the lunch there is simple but very yummy.  The locals were doing floor art work as part of the live art it was very lovely.  Most people didnt visit this little island and they definitely missed out on all the local fun. www.gracelam.hk Instagram:  @gr...
Categories: 旅遊

Day 2 Teshima, 豊島 Japan Vacation 2016

I have travelled to many places in my life but somehow its always a great pleasure to re-visit Japan as this country has many interesting places to explore.  I visited Teshima 豊島 on my second day.  Teshima island is also part of the Setouchi Triennale art festival which is only held once every three years in the region.  Many fun & unique art installations all over the island.  For me the most memorable piece was inside the Teshima Art Museum (豊島美術館, Teshima Bijitsukan) designed by architect is Ryue Nishizawa.  A massive concrete dome situated in the middle of a rice field and as you entered the dome people were ...
Categories: 旅遊

Xmas Play Back

  What goodies did you get for this Xmas? Even though Xmas & Boxing day have passed but its never too late to shop!! thanks to Elle HK magazine for featuring me along with all my fashion sistas!  Lucky me with all the goodies I got this Xmas!! THANKS to everyone! I hope you all had a wicked one too! Instagram:  @gracelamf1  @hojojo   @jourden   @tabithaSimmons www.gracelam.hk www.johannaho.com www.jourden.com www.tabithasimmons.com
Categories: Fashion

Pascal Anson

My good friend from London Mr Pascal Anson came to visit HK recently.  Pascal is a brilliant Product Designer/Artist.  He came to HK to teach at HK Design Institute for a week and helped 50 fine art students to create a light show by using very simple everyday unwanted or rubbish material.  Pascal has done many great design collaborations. He graduated from London’s most prestigious art college ‘Royal College of Art’ and his design was seen on London Olympic British Airways planes.  The HKDI project is called ‘Open Light’.  Check out Pascal’s new book too called ‘Ordinary Made Extraordinary’.  Its too creative and w...
Categories: Lifestyle