‘Impressions‘ is a creative project by an eclectic group of female photographers from around the globe. We aim to share the inspiration behind what we do through our monthly posts.

On the 8th of each month, we will be sharing 8 images that tell the story of what inspired us in the previous weeks: our families, nature, weather, or maybe even work itself! We are free to explore the meaning of ‘impressions’, and it is likely to change month to month.’

My husband travels to Dusseldorf for work at times, and we all happily tag along. I have ulterior motives when I get this chance to tag along because this city is where I get my Japan Fix…So this is how we spent our day, in Little Japan. I warn you, we had alot of tea breaks!

 

Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf

As soon as we get off the train station, we walked straight to the Japanese Book store to browse around. It’s not only the books, but it’s the Japanese stationary that I so love.

Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf

A quick Onigiri lunch break at Cafe Privilege which is located in a hairdressing salon. There are 3 steps instructions as to how to peel of the plastic in tact.

Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf

They also served delicious Matcha

Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf

And anyone who has been to Japan knows and secretly misses the Washlet which they had installed! Couldn’t believe my luck! Warm seats!

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After a little walk, hopped on to have some Strawberry Shortcake!

You won’t believe the assortment of Japanese cakes that they serve at Hotel Nikko!

Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf Vinita Salome Photography-Lifestyle Portrait Photographer-The Hauge | Amsterdam| Utrecht|Rotterdam| Dusseldorf

And our last stop for the day was at the Manga Tea House called Sphere Bay.

Such a  tastefully decorated tea house with Manga characters all over the place. They served delicious tea and bubble tea which took a little getting used to for Mr.V!

As you can see, a trip to Dusseldorf for us is about stocking up on Japanese food stuff and ingredients. If any of you are there and need some tips, message me and I’ll be happy to guide you to some great Japanese restaurants.

This doesn’t end here, hop on to the talented Leslie Huckey Sarten’s blog to see what her impressions of January are.