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Japan is strange, but not for the reasons you might think.

For many, when thinking about what kind of country Japan is, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that it’s not normal or that it may even be one of the craziest places on earth. 675 more words

Communicating in Japan

Coming to Japan for the first time can be a thrilling and exciting journey; but, like any new experience it can present numerous new – and sometimes unexpected – challenges. 699 more words


Our first few days in Osaka

Here we are in Osaka, Japan. Have been nearly a week now – and it’s great. We all love it! We especially love our 24th floor apartment and the view from our balcony (photos above and below). 3,130 more words


Top Things You Shouldn’t Miss While Travelling in Japan

It is not new for anyone that Japan is a wonderful “Land of Rising Sun”, has an unlimited number of fabulous museums, temples and shrines. It is crammed with high tech innovations and has a great history that all Japanese people really appreciate, strongly follow and respect its traditions. 791 more words

Travel Tips

ハーフ the fun

Recently, I’ve been feeling stressed. That’s nothing out of the ordinary as usually when I’ve felt stressed, it has something to do with an assignment. Sure enough, I have on due on Monday, March 31 – a due date that actually provides me plenty of time. 828 more words


8 (Not So) Gr-Eight Observations Of Japan From Yesteryear To Celebrate Our 8th Birthday

The phenomenon that is social media hadn’t really taken off in the early months of 2006 when I, along with the help of friend Gideon, set up this website. 499 more words

Japan Life

Japan - “The Land of the Rising Sun”

1. Don’t Expect the Locals to Understand Any English (Also applies to China)
If you go to Japan, you will definitely be surprised by how little Japanese speak English. 26 more words