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October 24, 2014

The Arakawa Line Is The Streetcar You Desire

For a unique sightseeing experience, the Arakawa Line streetcars are fun way to see a different side of Tokyo.

October 23, 2014

Beginners Guide to Supermarket Shopping in Japan

Here’s a handy guide to common kanji terms that you will find in supermarkets in Japan.

October 21, 2014

Entranced by the Autumn Colors of Kyoto

Kyoto lights up in November with the colors of fall.

October 20, 2014

All in the Family: Starting the Journey

Sometimes doing the right thing ends up being the right thing for everyone.

October 19, 2014

Japanese Double Eyelid Surgery

What are double eyelids and why do so many Japanese girls want them?

October 17, 2014

Carrying Shrines at the Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade

The Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade takes place on October 19 and is a fun event that brings Japanese culture and US Navy personnel together.

October 17, 2014

Autumn Leaves at Yoro Park

Yoro Park is a place unlike any other and offers a fun rewarding experience. If you are looking for a unique spot to see the beautiful autumn leaves in central Japan, then definitely pay this place a visit.

October 16, 2014

The 12 Most Common Questions People Ask Me

Can you eat natto?

October 16, 2014

Singing Solo: Trying Hitokara at 1Kara

For when you just can’t get enough karaoke.

October 15, 2014

Tokyo’s Best Off-The-Beaten-Track Neighborhoods

If Shimokita feels mainstream to you, here’s a list of places in Tokyo that you might never have heard of but should definitely visit.

October 15, 2014

What It’s Like to Work on a Japanese Movie Set

Being in a film is exciting regardless, but taking part in a foreign country’s movie shooting is something to remember forever.

October 14, 2014

Testing Times: Preparing For The JLPT Exam

The final step in your Japanese language journey is mastering the dreaded JLPT 1.

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