2015 April

The Sweetest Holidays of the Year: Valentine’s Day and White Day

The sweetest day of the year is celebrated every 14th of February — Valentine’s Day. It is a time when people express their feelings to their loved ones by giving them flowers, chocolates, letters, gifts, and etc. It is a time when people go to fancy restaurants together with their family, friends, or their significant…

Impressive Japanese fast-food packages!

mutsumixdiary.blog47.fc2.com/ One of my friends told me that the Japanese really care about food packaging, especially in fast food restaurants. He also pointed out that it is amazing. I haven’t thought of those things before because I thought it was normal. However, once I started to look at those things, I found a lot of…

Well-kept-secret “Bar Music” in Shibuya, Tokyo

There are many venues where the high quality music is being played in Japan, but you may sometimes be eager to listen to the music calmly while sipping your cocktail or coffee. This is the good place to do it. Walk by the busiest street in Shibuya for ten minutes, get up to the 4th…

Japan and Sweden – Kindred Spirits

crossed-flag-pins.com When I lived in China, I observed that Chinese people share a lot in common with the Italians: both have a passionate love affair with eating (in substantial quantities), both are social people of the garrulous and vociferous sort, both have a strong emphasis on the importance of family and a love of children……

Inaniwa Udon: One of the Top 3 Udon Types

Do you like udon? Typically thicker than ramen or soba, udon has a distinct taste of its own. Not all udon is thick, though. There is one very popular type that hails from the tiny village of Inaniwa in Yuzawa city, Akita prefecture. Sato Yosuke Udon, also known as Inaniwa Udon, is one of the…

Unusual Holidays in Japan!

todayifoundout.com New Year, Valentines Day and Christmas are celebrated in one form or another pretty much all over the world. But what holidays and observances are special to Japan, and what do they represent? Hinamatsuri(雛祭り) – Dolls Day / Girls Day galleryhip.com Celebrated on March 3rd, a platform of several tiers adored in a red…

Discover Gotemba Premium Outlet and its surrounding

Gotemba Premium Outlet wikipedia.org/ Be it locals or foreigners, Gotemba Premium Outlet is one of the most favorite places for shoppers. Located approximately an hour and a half away from Tokyo, it is the best place to shop at local and international brands for an outlet price. If you are thrift shopping, their seasonal sales…

The Seven Most Exciting “Gacha-gacha” Types

Yes, Japan is known for expensive products, restaurants, etc. But did you know that you can have the time of your life with just a few coins? They’re called “gacha gacha” capsule toys and they range in price from 100 yen to 500 yen depending on the toy inside. In shopping centers and electronics stores,…

Japanese girls are much skilled at decorating themselves with 3 technics

As you may know, makeup is a magical drawing, which every girl is good at. Even though it is never included in education systems, most of girls are much skilled at how to draw on our own face to look amazing than math or science. Here are some unique makeup trend examples capturing girl’s hearts.…
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