2016 May

Check Out the Unusual Way This Japanese Hospital Challenges Its Medical Students

Potential doctors and surgeons are required to be book smart to ensure that they are knowledgeable about diseases and how to treat patients. Other than being able to ace the written exams, it is obviously also highly important that surgeons have the skills to operate on patients. Therefore, a hospital in Japan has come up…

Need a Day Away From Tokyo to Relax? Soothe Your Muscles at Marine Spa Atami!

Atami is well-known for its hot spring waters and easy distance from Tokyo. The coastal town is a popular retreat for city dwellers. Most of the hot springs are located in ryokans and are generally fairly small baths where private bathing is preferable but this really requires an overnight stay. If you’re looking to take…

Are You an Adventurous Foodie? Then this Extremely Unique Restaurant in Tokyo is a Must!

If you consider yourself an adventurous foodie, then this article is for you! “Les Créations de Narisawa” will give you a stunningly unique experience and is based around innovative French cuisine lead by Japanese chef and owner, Narisawa Yoshihiro. Chef Narisawa started his journey when he traveled to France, Switzerland, and Italy at the age…

Pay a Visit to Nagoya’s Fashion Icon, the Gigantic Mannequin Nana-chan!

At the mention of Nagoya, what comes to your mind? There is much that the city has to offer depending on your interests and preferences. If you are into historical sights, look no further than Nagoya Castle (名古屋城). To know more about the automobile industry and its history, how about visiting the Toyota Commemorative Museum…

Find Out the Meanings of These 5 Common Internet Slang Terms Used in Japan!

The Internet certainly has its own lingo. Even among the English online users, there is Internet slang that has been created that is unfamiliar to those who do not use the Internet often. The same goes for the Japanese users who have also created some slang on the web. You may have come across some…

These 3 Fluffy Bread Creations Found in Tokyo Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth!

Rice is a staple food in Japan. But do you know that Japanese people love bread too? In fact, you can see several shops selling sandwiches and various types of sweet and savory bread. If you’re after fluffy bread with sweet filling, here are three of the must-eats in the Tokyo area which can definitely…