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September 4, 2014

5 Commom Grammar Mistakes Your Students Will Make

Helping your students through their grammar mistakes as a teacher is more rewarding than you can imagine

August 25, 2014

7 Habits You Learn After Living in Japan

It’s not easy living in Japan at first, but after some time, you’re sure to be a veteran at all of these once confusing aspects of Japanese life.

August 18, 2014

4 Japanese Foods That Aren’t Really Japanese

From flavors and textures to appearance and execution, the actual food in Japan is a world of difference from what we know as Japanese cuisine.

August 11, 2014

Fuji-Q Highland: Fun for Thrill-Seekers and Families Alike

These attractions and many more make up Japan’s most unique theme park. Try this Tokyo Disneyland alternative to get the true Japanese amusement park experience!

July 28, 2014

Friendship Day: Commemorating the Camaraderie Between America and Japan

For many Japanese and Americans, Yokosuka’s Friendship Day represents a deep and lasting bond that is maintained each day by the military and civilians in both countries.

July 24, 2014

The Heart of Kanagawa Cuisine: Yokosuka Curry

Yokosuka Curry has become a staple of Kanagawa culture. Next time you’re in the area don’t miss out on this delectable dish.

July 9, 2014

Tips on Climbing Mt. Fuji in Japan

Peak climbing season for Mt. Fuji is July and August. Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect on your first climb.

July 3, 2014

Unforgettable Underwater Kamakura Fireworks

The Kamakura Fireworks festival is a stunning display of pyrotechnics! Make sure to check it out on your next visit to Japan.

June 24, 2014

Kurihama Flower World: Relaxation, and ゴジラ。

When you need to stop and smell the flowers, the Kurihama Flower World makes a fun day trip from Tokyo.

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June 19, 2014

7 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Visiting Japan

Avoid these seven rookie mistakes to make your next visit to Japan a smooth one.

June 11, 2014

Kinkaku-ji: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion in all its majesty is something you must see with your own eyes to believe.

June 2, 2014

10,000 Reasons to See the Fushimi Inari Tori Gates

The Fushimi Inari Shrine is home to 10,000 Torii gates that are seen as an enterance to a sacred shrine in Shinto religion.

May 23, 2014

Arashiyama: a Town of Maiko, Sweets, and the Bamboo Forest

One of the most intriguing places to visit in Kyoto is Arashiyama. This ancient town is filled with small shops, traditional restaurants, and beautiful bamboo forests.

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