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No More Free Plastic Bags In Japan!

So far, most stores in Japan, including convenience stores, department stores, and grocery stores, provide customers with free plastic bags. However, there are inevitable problems caused by plastic bags, such as marine pollution, which was one of the main topics discussed over at the G20 summit in Osaka in 2019. From July 1, 2020, the…

Save Money With These 3 Companies Offering Discount Coupons in Japan!

It was my first time to visit Yokohama in August 2017. One of their main attraction is the Cup Noodle Museum. My friend Kei, who happens to be from Yokohama, surprisingly has never been to the Cup Noodles museum, and that’s why we decided to include it in our itinerary. Upon entering, Kei showed me…

Ever Heard of the Summer Gift-Giving (Ochuugen) Season in Japan? Here is Everything You Need to Know!

Now is the season for sending gifts in Japan as the Ochuugen season kicks off in summer. Ever wondered why and how this custom came about and the things to take note of when buying gifts? Read on to learn more about Ochuugen! Gift for Ochuugen View this post on Instagram 御中元のお返しはしましたか🌻? めんたいパークでは御中元のお返しにオススメな贈答用明太子をご用意しております✨✨ 用途などに合わせて、選んでいただける商品が盛りだくさんです‼️ まだ御中元を送っていなかった❗️という方も、是非お世話になった方々へ夏の贈り物を選んでみてくださいね🌻❤️…

In Japan, Dogs Can Have a Happy Retirement Too!

Japan came out with a legislation in 2013 which requires all pet owners to provide care for their pets for their entire lifespan. Like taking care of elderly humans, you may face some challenges and have troubles taking care of elderly dogs. For instance, elderly pets may require extensive vet services and attention. Thus, pet…

4 Reasons to Love MaxValu, Your Go-to Supermarket in Japan

MaxValue is your go to supermarket in Japan. Incidentally, you can find MaxValu in many places around the country, or the larger version – AEON supermarkets – in AEON malls. 1. The point card / prepaid cash card. It barks. Enough said. You can sign up for a point card at any Aeon establishment and…

Love Greek Yogurt? Then You Will Love These Delicious Japanese Brands!

It is finally here! Foreign food trends often take a long time to spread to Japan. After all, jar salads are taking off like crazy right now, a good three years after they first took off in the states. One of the more surprising new additions to Japanese supermarkets recently has been Greek Yogurt. I…

Try These 3 Delicious Japanese Smoothies- Perfect For on the Go!

Eating a balanced meal can be difficult – cooking and preparation, the price of vegetables, and the time constraints all factor in. As well as the clean up! Smoothies are healthy, easy, and delicious. However, they can often be expensive! I used to often wish that I could simply drink my dinner. 明日の撮影の為に 今日は身体のメンテナンス日🌸💆💭 AEONでこんなスムージー見つけたよん♪置き換えてみる〜そんな1日。美味しい😋💓…

Top 5 Stores to Cover All Your Shopping Needs While in Japan!

While in Japan, all must know the popular and leading brands, whether it is Uniqlo for clothes or Aeon for groceries and retailing. Here is the list of the top five stores which rule Japan’s market scene. A must know for everyone residing in Japan! 1. Uniqlo Type: Clothes wear Who doesn’t wear a Uniqlo…