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December 26, 2014

Workouts on the Cheap

Avoid overpriced gym memberships by visiting your local community center gym.

December 14, 2014

Battling the Winter Blahs with Bath Powder

Beat the cold dry Japanese winters with these magical bath powders.

November 28, 2014

Rikugien Gardens’ Ephemeral Fall Colors and Ethereal Lights

Rikugien’s breathtaking fall colors may be ephemeral, but the memory of a visit is guaranteed not to be.

November 26, 2014

Three Terrific Tokyo Terraces

Grab your jacket and camera to enjoy these open air terraces.

November 12, 2014

Kabukiza on a Budget with Hitomaku-mi Single Act Tickets

A night of Kabuki Theater for less than the price of a movie ticket.

November 8, 2014

Making Eyes at Passengers from the N3331 Cafe

Any closer and you’re sitting on the train!

November 1, 2014

A Concise Guide to Japanese Laundry Products

Now all you have to figure out is which button to push on your washing machine.

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 16, 2014

Singing Solo: Trying Hitokara at 1Kara

For when you just can’t get enough karaoke.

October 9, 2014

Flavors of Fall: The Autumn Desserts of Japan

What’s your favourite fall dessert?

October 2, 2014

Yamate Ramen: Six Hundred Million Euglena Can’t Be Wrong

Need some more Euglena in your diet?

September 17, 2014

10 Essential Items To Start Living In Japan

The ¥100 store will be your best friend when you first start living in Japan.

September 13, 2014

The Moors of Oze, a Japanese National Park

Oze is Japan’s largest highland marsh, and is famous as an area rich in rare and precious plants and animals.

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