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New ramen shop near my house(Keisei-Okubo)

Keisei-Okubo – my town have so much ramen shops.
I think it’s because there are some universities. Nihon univ., Toyo univ. etc.
Young people really like ramen :D… 168 more words


All Japanese people eat mochi at New Year's.

And the wives of Japanese salarymen, if there is no winter bonus, say “what do you expect to do about the New Year’s Eve mochi!” The husbands are in a tough spot.


Winter Waterfall

While living in Japan I’ve tried to avoid setting a strict unbending routine. With that in mind, when Kimura sensei, a diminutive woman with a fierce passion for life, invited me out this past weekend for a fresh air frolic to a waterfall in Chiba Prefecture, I said yes. 1,028 more words


Visiting a maximum security shrine at the foot of the Narita airport runway

Flying into Narita International Airport, many travelers are surprised to learn they are almost 60 km outside of Tokyo and need to take an hour train ride to get into the city. 651 more words


Refreshing Ride around 千葉

Last weekend was spent visiting a friend from Sydney currently on exchange in 千葉 Chiba. Though Chiba might be a small and somewhat rural area, the wide roads, mundane buildings and local shops seem to be what makes this place attractive. 223 more words


A letter home: part 5

Beloved Ones,
Chiba prefecture is the home of Narita airport and Tokyo Disneyland. Aside from these major destinations, the Chiba peninsula is not too explored by visiting foreigners, even though it’s size dominates the Kanto area. 1,041 more words