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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.

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.

October 13, 2014

GPod 23: Finding Non Smoking Cafes In Tokyo

Dear Japan, just removing the ashtray does not make suddenly make it non-smoking.

October 11, 2014

What Does Gaijin Really Mean?

Are Japanese people being racist by referring to foreigners as gaijin?

October 10, 2014

Return Of The Champ: Can The Honda NSX Make A Comeback?

Things are a lot different since 1989. Can Honda make a comeback into the super car world with the all new 2015 NSX?

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