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Do People Really Use Oil From Horses to Have Flawless Skin?

During my first years living in Japan, I did something that many expats around the world tend to do: bring multiple products from home which I assumed I could not live without. One of these products was my favorite moisturizer from the United States. Therefore, each time I would go back to the United States…

Are You an Animal Lover? Visit These 4 Unique Animal Parks in Japan!

There are many interesting and unique places to visit all across Japan. It is a beautiful country that is rich in natural resources, especially in flora and fauna. There are some unique species in Japan that you can’t see anywhere else in the world. For example, Japan’s Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are often referred to as…

What is Sakuraniku Meat?

When you hear the word “Sakuraniku”, you must be thinking of some flowers right? No, it has nothing to do with the Sakura blossoms. Actually “Sakuraniku” is Horse meat. Because of the color of the meat, it is named like that. “Niku” means meat in Japanese. This might sound a bit harsh to some readers,…

4 distinctive attractions of Tajimi, Gifu

Tajimi is a small city of Gifu prefecture. It is the hottest spot in Japan during summer and the ever measured highest temperature is 40.9 degree Celsius in August 2007. The Toki river flowing across the city increases Tajimi’s beauty with it’s flowing stream, always active birds and fishes along with the bushes and trees…