Culture
Japanese Shrines! How Much Donation Money Should we Offer?

Japanese Shrines! How Much Donation Money Should we Offer?

Dec 20, 2018

  Have you ever visited shrine somewhere in Japan and make a prayer? Before you ring the... Read More...

Language
Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Dec 17, 2018

Why is Japanese so hard to learn?     Learning a new language may be tough at f... Read More...

Winter, New Year
Osouji! Japanese New Year Cleaning: How is it Different From Spring Cleaning?

Osouji! Japanese New Year Cleaning: How is it Different From Spring Cleaning?

Dec 16, 2018

1.  New Years Cleaning in Japan? Why New Year?     So, does anyone else deep cl... Read More...

Winter, Christmas
A Must-See! Top 5 Tokyo Illuminations in 2018

A Must-See! Top 5 Tokyo Illuminations in 2018

Dec 15, 2018

  The holiday season is such a gorgeous time to be in Tokyo, even if you might not expec... Read More...

Culture
Visiting a Japanese Home: Useful Terms and How to Behave

Visiting a Japanese Home: Useful Terms and How to Behave

Dec 14, 2018

  1. Have you visited a Japanese family before?   If you’re living in Japan it is nat... Read More...

Mobile Phone, Culture
5 Popular Social Media in Japan

5 Popular Social Media in Japan

Dec 13, 2018

If ever there were an article that made me feel my age, it is the current one. In the current articl... Read More...

New Year, Culture
5 Traditional New Year Customs in Japan

5 Traditional New Year Customs in Japan

Dec 12, 2018

Each country has it's own customs on New Year’s Day, and there are unique and traditional customs in... Read More...

Beauty / Cosmetics, Winter
Winter in Japan. What to Wear and How the Japanese Are Wearing It.

Winter in Japan. What to Wear and How the Japanese Are Wearing It.

Dec 9, 2018

Have you experienced Japan in winter?  Unlike it's hot and unbearably humid summer, Japan has a cold... Read More...

Language
Japanese Onomatopoeia: Your Mini Dictionary Guide

Japanese Onomatopoeia: Your Mini Dictionary Guide

Dec 7, 2018

  While you are or were living in Japan, when you were talking with your Japanese friend... Read More...

Culture
Gender Roles of Men and Women in Japan

Gender Roles of Men and Women in Japan

Dec 6, 2018

1. Ever Thought About What the Gender Roles of Men and Women in Japan Are?     ... Read More...

Relationships, Love
Marriage Woes?  Why so Many Young People Are Waiting to Tie the Knot.

Marriage Woes? Why so Many Young People Are Waiting to Tie the Knot.

Dec 4, 2018

Last year, for the first time in recorded history, Japan's birth rate was under one million. Japa... Read More...

Arts, Historical Events
A Guide to Old Tokyo: Walking in Natsume Soseki’s Steps

A Guide to Old Tokyo: Walking in Natsume Soseki’s Steps

Dec 3, 2018

Natsume Soseki (1867-1916) is one of the most famous writers of modern Japanese literature: from 198... Read More...

Relationships
Series!  About Dating in Japan:  Article 6 of 6:  All you need to know about Japanese weddings!

Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 6 of 6: All you need to know about Japanese weddings!

Dec 2, 2018

A wedding!  One of the most important days in any person's life, there are all kinds of expectations... Read More...

Culture
Desks and Its Relation to the Academic Policy in Japan

Desks and Its Relation to the Academic Policy in Japan

Dec 1, 2018

Desks? Desks showing the academic culture of a country? Is that actually possible? Yes it is; bas... Read More...

Seasons, Winter, New Year, Culture
4 End of the Year Traditions in Japan Essential to Spend New Year Like a Local

4 End of the Year Traditions in Japan Essential to Spend New Year Like a Local

Nov 30, 2018

There are many different ways people in different countries enjoy the end of the year season. And it... Read More...

Language, Manners
Japanese Manners! Why Japanese People Say Thank You and Sorry So Often

Japanese Manners! Why Japanese People Say Thank You and Sorry So Often

Nov 28, 2018

It is often said that Japanese people say thank you and sorry too much. Sometimes it can be seen as ... Read More...

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