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TIPS: How to master the Fancy Japanese Toilets

totowashlet-techno.co.jp Once you landed in Japan, one of the things that will really catch your attention is their toilets (toire or otearai in Japanese). They are very fancy, clean and huge but can also give you some headache. You heard it right! Japanese toilets can be complicated if you don’t know the proper way of…

Experience the one of a kind Japanese tea Ceremony

ameblo.jp It is commonly called as the way of tea, a traditional and spiritual art of ceremony that engage preparation of green tea(matcha). To achieve a perfect tea ceremony the tea host spend decades mastering and practicing the art of doing a tea ceremony like measuring procedures for serving tea infront of a guests, proper…

A Simple Way to Eat Rice and Eggs that Will Change the Way You Eat!

TKG – Today’s young generations all know and use this abbreviation. This indicates “tamago kake gohan”, which is simply rice with an egg. We often eat this for our breakfast or light meal. This is literally simple and easy, but also known as one of the best Japanese food for men and women of all…

Earthquake Preparedness: Japan Style

I was awakened one morning by a voice alarm coming from my phone: “Jishin desu! Jishin desu!” it said, and yes, there indeed was an earthquake. That was my first strong earthquake experience in Japan, and it was also a first that a voice alarm superseded the silent mode on my mobile phone. It is…
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The 3 tips for Japanese train manner

There are many cultural manner depending on countries. You should follow the manner when you are in Japan, also, I think the time to follow the manner is when you take trains. Is because there are many people especially in the morning, and some of them are in hurry because of their job, and school.…

How can I get to the correct station?

When you visit Japan, and if you decide to use public transportation to move, I m really sure Japanese transportation system especially trains in Tokyo make you freak out. Because there are many lines, many people, and many stations. I think most difficult thing is to get correct station. However, there are many system for…

Rain on your hanami day? No worries!

Many people here are speaking of hanami, which is becoming a common word for foreigners. It is very beautiful Japanese-styled party for the occasion. However, what if it rains the day you plan to have hanami party on? The time of your Japan trip should be limited, and it is often difficult to postpone it…

Experience to share: The headache of house moving in Japan

Because Tottori University International House (probably that of other universities too) only caters international students for a maximum of one year, I moved out to rent an apartment last month. Author’s photo Hey, I tell you what, the whole process was quite tedious, especially if you have a problem communicating in Japanese. For me, although…

How should you get prepared for rainy season?

blogs.c.yimg.jp You can actually benefit from a lot of advantages during the rainy season. Do not get tied up in limiting yourself just because it is going to rain. Since especially Japanese avoid going out or spending time outside during rainy days, you can, after you prepared yourself well, adjust to the weather and enjoy…

Everything You Need to Know About Using Credit Cards and ATMs in Japan

Japan is surely one of the best countries to visit in the entire world. It seems that all of Japan’s archipelago is filled with the tourist attractions one must visit. It has beautiful sceneries, colorful landscapes and rich architecture that draws visitors from different places. For that reason, if you want to visit Japan you…
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