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Feeling Hot and Sticky? Here Are 3 Japanese Products to Help You Cool Down

Anyone who has been to Japan during summer knows that the heat and humidity can be very challenging. It does not take long for you to be a sticky, sweaty mess when you’re out and about. Of course, we would all prefer to stay indoors where the air conditioners keep you cool. However, it is…

Japan’s Electronic Giant Panasonic is Now Harvesting Vegetables- Cool or Scary?

Just when everyone thought that salads were a healthier option because of its low level of fat content and cholesterol in comparison to meat. However, little did everyone know that eating raw vegetables can be just as detrimental, if not more. The vegetables in these salads are eaten raw, which means that the possibility of…

Working from Home just got Easier with SuMiKa’s Interior Micro-Houses!

With it being a time of innovation, more and more people are working harder than ever before, and even resorting to taking their work home with them. Some households even allocate an entire room to study or work alone. This may be true for larger houses but not in the case of common Japanese houses.…

America-Mura: Osaka’s Eclectic Shopping District

Ame-Mura is the Osaka resident’s shorthand for Amerika Mura (America Village), an eclectic shopping district in-between the Hommachi and Namba areas of Osaka. This area is famous for having a wide variety of fashion shops, restaurants, and music and dance clubs. It is similar to China towns in California or New York, except full of…

Even Cars are Kawaii in Japan

Across the world there are many famous Japanese car manufacturers, such as Toyota and Mitsubishi. In the UK the car we see produced by Toyota, Suzuki or Mitsubishi tend to blend in with other cars, such as those manufactured in Europe. However in Japan you might be surprised to see some cars on the roads…

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…

5 Japanese Things That the Visitors Find Amazing

Aside from ancient castles, breathtaking views and rich culture, there is more to Japan’s amazingness than the tourists spot. Check out the below quirks that you can only find in Japan and that seem to blow first-time travelers’ minds away. 1. Washlets sakura-hotel-ikebukuro.com There are two types of toilets in Japan. The squat type and…

Tissue-Pack Marketing: the Japanese Phenomenon

What’s tissue-pack marketing? dkshukugou.exblog.jp If you’ve been to Japan, you may have witnessed the concept of tissue-pack marketing whenever you walk out a cetnral station or are in the crowded areas. Usually, for most people, when offered flyers or brochure ads by randoms on the street, we tend to either reject them or accept them…