hygiene

Should Japan’s Water-Saving Toilet-Sink Combo Be Adopted by Other Countries?

Topics that deal with environmental issues have been rampant these past few years as people become more aware of their surroundings. Global warming, in particular, is a concern that is shared all over the world. As environmental awareness heightens, people are more conscious of conserving our resources such as water. As expected, Japan is at…

7 Essential Japanese Toilet Tips

Japan is known for its world renowned beauty and culture ranging from temples, cherry blossoms and delicious food. But did you know that even their toilets are a national treasure? If you have not experienced the glory that is the engineering marvel of a Japanese toilet, here are some helpful hints: 1. Location There are…

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…