2015 August

How we become a political Leader in Japan

Leadership requires a lot of skills. You have to have a mission and a vision. There are several problems that leaders face. That’s why leaders are chosen meticulously. You have to develop people skills. You must also develop effective personal qualities and excellent communication skills. In a society where it is common to be shy…

Treehouse Cafe: A Perfect Hideaway in Yokohama

With the busy life ahead, Japanese people love to find time to relax by going to cafes. Ordinarily speaking, a usual cafe is located within the city where people can just come and go. They usually extend into a sidewalk. traveldreamscapes.files.wordpress.com/ However to have a little more enjoyable rest, far from the city, Yokohama offers…

Kokuhaku, The Japanese Art of Love Confession!

Have you ever been in love? Well, I’ve been there too. Love is a complex word which can result in complex situations. Each country has a unique culture of expressing love to another. Kokuhaku Defined jp.fotolia.com/ Japan has a love confessing culture known as kokuhaku. Kokuhaku simply means “confession.” This is quite an exciting part…

Game of Thrones Book Cover by Noriko Meguro

With the world-wide hype around Game of Thrones, it is not surprising that it reached Japan as well. The first book of “A song of ice and fire” was published in 2002, only six years after being published in the US. The Japanese title for the books series is close to its original :”koori to…

Enjoying another recipe for Shabu-Shabu in the Summer!

What is the Standard recipe of shabu shabu Shabu-Shabu is a dish that is very popular in Japan, especially if eating with friends or family as it can be enjoyed together. The name ‘shabu shabu’ comes from the sound you make when dipping the meat in the broth to cook! It was first introduced in…

Yuichiro Miura, the Godfather of Ski and Mountain Climbing

At the age of 81, Mr. Yuichiro Miura (三浦雄一郎), a Japanese climber, has touched the summit of the highest mountain in the world, the Mt. Everest, in Nepal. He is the oldest alpinist in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. But this is not his first time to climb Mt. Everest.…

Is Real Japanese School Life Similar to That in Anime?

Anime shows about schools showcase events such as having fun and chatting in the classroom, attending school clubs several times a year, doing daily chores, and spending time with friends in quiet parts of the school. Unfortunately, Japanese schools are much more strict and many students do not have time for cliques and other things…

Walk into a Whimsical Tunnel of Flowers! Wisteria Parks in Japan

Imagine walking into this whimsical tunnel of flowers. plus.google.com/ Wisteria blooms with lavish purple and white colors, radiating a scent surreal and tender. This is not paradise though for this is a real place in Japan. Some of you may have seen several pictures of this place, but a few may have had the chance…
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