A Wandering Scribbler
Creative travel in Japan
A Wandering Scribbler is a resource for creative travelers: lovers of stationery, art, and books, focusing on Japan.
The best stationery, planners, and supplies, and how to document your travels, spark creativity, or plan ahead.
Inviting bookstores, settings from great novels, and creative locations to delight your literary side.
All that I’ve learned and compiled while living in Japan and traveling around the country.
The Kokuyo Jibun Techo offers a unique approach to planner systems. Rather than being limited to a single calendar year, the Jibun Techo is designed to last your whole life. In Japanese, “jibun” (ジブン) means “myself” and “techo” (手帳) means planner. True to its name,...
Japanese Planners have quickly found popularity all over the world. And while you might know a few names, like Hobonichi, or Midori, there are so many out there that you should check out. While I could go on and on forever about all of the great options for planners...
If you’re not in Japan, it can be tricky to find places to buy legitimate Japanese stationery. There are many Japanese brands available in the U.S. like Zebra, Uni-ball, and Pilot. But, many times the products available in the states are different (either in the...