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The Essential Earthquake Safety Tips

Japan is famous for its earthquakes and if you are in Japan, perhaps you ll experience some of them during your stay. If it is a strong one, you will need to protect yourself. So I will write about the most important things you should know in this article. What does cause Japanese earthquakes? academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/…

A Guide to Trash and Garbage Disposal in Japan

In most countries other than Japan, throwing away trash is pretty simple. Garbage is garbage, and that’s the end of unwanted items. Just put them in any container and bid goodbye to your waste. Although some efforts have been made in other countries to separate rubbish to a certain extent, such as cardboard or food…

Smelly summer, a Japanese deodorant dilemma

Japanese people do not need deodorants that much – that’s why finding a deodorant while in Japan can be a bit of a struggle for an uninformed foreigner. Japanese people just don’t sweat as much. jp.fotolia.com/ But why are the Japanese people less likely to develop bad odors? The answer is scientific, so put your…

The 6 steps for making an awesome Monja-Yaki

Have you ever eaten Monja-Yaki? Monja-Yaki is one of the traditional and typical foods of Japan. Sometimes people get confused about Monja-Yaki and Okonomi-Yaki. Actually those two are pretty similar and you can find usually them in the same restaurants. However, there are differences and I think that the way to make Monja-Yaki can make…

Travelling in Japan on a Budget: Stay and Transportation Tips

If you are planning to travel to another country, maybe you do think about how much it would cost before anything else. Where to find a cheaper hostel? What is a good way to go to the east of Japan from western Japan? I think these are the two biggest concerns for many. So I’d…

Checklist: 6 Essential Things to Consider in Packing for Japan Travel

Have you ever asked yourself what should be in your luggage when you travel to Japan? Aside from your beauty regimen, toothbrush, handy dictionary/translator, passport, and money. Well, below is a checklist for what to bring when going to Japan. 1. Address jp.fotolia.com/ Always bring with you the full address of the hotel or place…

A Guide to Buying Foreign Goods in Japan

When being/living/travelling in Japan you surely enjoy sushi, onigiri, matcha tea,etc., but sometimes you might need something particular, that is typical in your home country, but seems nowhere available in Japan. Maybe you are craving that special sweet, that is so popular back home, but you have not found yet in your local supermarket? Or…

A Short Guide to the Almighty Japanese Toilets

A toilet is something very important in our lives. Without a toilet, your very life would be incomplete. In Japan, a toilet may cause you to panic. But don’t worry, after reading this article you will be a true professional in the Japanese toilets! Free Toilets for everyone Unlike in some countries where you have…

A Guide For Muslim First Time Visit to Japan

Muslim in Japan atashinohanashi.files.wordpress.com/ A data published by JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) mentions that in recent years Muslim Visitors number is increasing respectively, the need to prepare Muslim-friendly public places is one of the things Japanese government puts effort into, to show that Japan respects other beliefs and cultures. Here are a short guide…

4 point cards you’ll definitely need in Japan

Yes, in Japan almost every business has its own point card as extra service for customer to be shopping in their shop or purchasing a specific brand. Because of that,it is not so surprising when you end up having many and many point cards in your wallet. But this is a list of Point Card…
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