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A Wandering Scribbler is a resource for creative travelers: lovers of stationery, art, and books, focusing on Japan.

1. Stationery and Journalling

The best stationery, planners, and supplies, and how to document your travels, spark creativity, or plan ahead.

2. Literary Travel

Inviting bookstores, settings from great novels, and creative locations to delight your literary side.

3. Japan

All that I’ve learned and compiled while living in Japan and traveling around the country.

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All About Japan

cherry blossom photography tips
English Bookstores in Tokyo
Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Planner Buying Guides

Guide to Hobonichi Techo
Kokuyo Jibun Techo
Guide to Traveler's Company Traveler's Notebooks

All About Stationery

Japanese Stationery on Etsy
Where to Buy Japanese Stationery in Japan
Must-Have Japanese Stationery
Mackenzie Jervis

About Mackenzie

Mackenzie is a writer and traveler currently living in Japan with her husband, son, and daughter. She loves stationery, hygge, the mountains, British TV, crime dramas, and chai lattes.   

Latest Posts

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What is Hanami?

One of the biggest draws to Japan for tourists is the season of cherry blossoms or sakura (桜・さくら). It has become almost another tourist attraction, which draws millions of tourists every year. From south to north, the country is dyed pink and white...

Packing List for Japan in Spring

Packing List for Japan in Spring

Being one of the most developed countries in the world, Japan offers a clean and comfortable place to travel. Springtime in Japan is especially amazing. With cherry blossoms, spring festivals, flowers blooming everywhere, and perfect weather, spring is a popular time...

Best Spring Hikes in Japan for Cherry Blossoms

Best Spring Hikes in Japan for Cherry Blossoms

Japanese cherry blossoms, or sakura as they’re called in Japanese, are known around the world for their beauty. Typically only lasting a few weeks in March or April, they can be tricky to view if you’re traveling from overseas and need to pin down travel...

Best Places to See Night Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Best Places to See Night Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Japanese cherry blossoms, or sakura as they’re called in Japanese, are known around the world for their beauty. Typically only lasting a few weeks in March or April, they can be tricky to view if you’re traveling from overseas and need to pin down travel...

The Best Cherry Blossom Festivals in Japan

The Best Cherry Blossom Festivals in Japan

Japanese cherry blossoms, or sakura as they’re called in Japanese, are known around the world for their beauty. Typically only lasting a few weeks in March or April, they can be tricky to view if you’re traveling from overseas and need to pin down travel...

Where to See Cherry Blossoms near Mt. Fuji

Where to See Cherry Blossoms near Mt. Fuji

Japanese cherry blossoms, or sakura as they’re called in Japanese, are known around the world for their beauty. Typically only lasting a few weeks in March or April, they can be tricky to view if you’re traveling from overseas and need to pin down travel...