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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.

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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.

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October 21, 2014

Entranced by the Autumn Colors of Kyoto

Kyoto lights up in November with the colors of fall.

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October 20, 2014

All in the Family: Starting the Journey

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

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October 19, 2014

Japanese Double Eyelid Surgery

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

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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.

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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?

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October 16, 2014

Singing Solo: Trying Hitokara at 1Kara

For when you just can’t get enough karaoke.

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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.

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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.

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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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