Nitori

Nitori Furniture Superstore: The Ikea of Japan

Furnishing an apartment can always be a difficult task. But Japan has the perfect store for the task – Nitori (ニトリ). ニトリ Nitori You will find branches of Nitori all over Japan. They often have large warehouse stores like the one pictured above, but you will also sometimes find smaller stores within department stores. They stock…

Japan and Sweden – Kindred Spirits

When I lived in China, I observed that Chinese people share a lot in common with the Italians: both have a passionate love affair with eating (in substantial quantities), both are social people of the garrulous and vociferous sort, both have a strong emphasis on the importance of family and a love of children… and…