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Tips to Avoid Getting Shimoyake (Chilblains) This Winter

Have you ever heard of shimoyake (霜焼け)? It is translated as ‘chilblains’ in English. Do you know what it is? Are you experienced with shimoyake? Are you having difficulty explaining shimoyake in Japanese? What are the causes and treatment of shimoyake? This may give you basic information and awareness on shimoyake. Personal Experience Last year…

4 Essential Tips to Help You Prepare For Japanese Winter

Winter is coming, are you ready? You should be. It’s extremely cold weather, though humid in some places, and at least in most of Kyushu, no snow to play with. Prepping for it is a little different than you may be accustomed to, but these few tips may save your heating bill, or at the…