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Hobonichi Explained…

Soooooooo… What exactly is a Hobonichi anyway?

Glad you asked that question! The Hobonichi Techno is a planner made in Japan which contains the whole year in one book. It comes in several different styles:

  1. The Hobonichi Techo Original, the original Hobonichi Techo written in Japanese and is A6 sized.
  2. The Hobonichi Techo Planner, the English version of the Original Techo, in A6 size.
  3. The Hobonichi Techo Cousin, the A5 sized version of the Hobonichi Original, written in Japanese.
    1. The Hobonichi Techo Cousin Avec, the Hobonichi Cousin broken into 2 separate books spanning six months each.
  4. The Hobonichi Techo Weeks, the smallest Techo – wallet sized, broken down into the 52 weeks of the year.

There is a Techo version available for everyone! Continue reading “Hobonichi Explained…”

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2017 Will Be Hobo Heaven!

I learned about the Hobonichi Techo a couple of years ago but never acted it on it. I fell down the traveler’s notebook rabbit hole instead…

I love traveler’s notebooks. They are the ultimate in flexibility while still being able to have everything in “one book.” The ability to put different types of inserts together into one notebook cover allows you unlimited customization options. The drawback: having to purchase multiple inserts throughout the year as they get filled up. And not only do you have to buy multiples throughout the year, you’ll have to have a storage solution for all of the completed inserts unless you aren’t planning to document your life. Then you can just toss the used inserts.

Thus we have the deal breaker for me… Continue reading “2017 Will Be Hobo Heaven!”