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Where I came from and Where I am going

I was a child who spent lots of time daydreaming. My parent’s house was built in the middle of rice fields. It was a lit...
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What picture would you draw in the Japan’s new era

It has been two weeks since we started the new era in Japan, "Reiwa". Changing the era name means that we have a new emp...
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Why did I start writing on “Medium”

A couple of months ago, I started writing in English which is my second language. I posted some blog articles on this pl...
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Why do we travel?

My boyfriend and I are planning to go to travel this week. Both of us love travelling. I have been travelling almost alw...
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Is it easy to be a politician in Japan?

In Japan, there is a nation-wide local government election going on right now. Because of the population decline in town...
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Why do the Japanese say “Sorry” so often?

I read a blog article of a Japanese lady who lives in Vancouver. She said that she often says "sorry" when it is not rea...
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Are Japanese special people in Asia?

Last night, my boyfriend and I watched a film, called “Transsiberian “, which is an American film released in 2008. An A...
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Ideal Self and Real Self

Some people don't like to look at themselves in a mirror, some people love to do it. Personally, I don't feel very comfo...
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Why do Japanese people say, “I can’t speak English,” even when they can understand basic English?

When I used to recruit people in Hong Kong, I always used to ask them if they could speak English, in Cantonese. 40% of ...
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Japan’s New Era – ‘Reiwa’. ..Do we really need it?

The Japanese government has revealed the new imperial era "Reiwa", will begin on 1 May 2019. The BBC wrote that it means...
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Slave labour in Japanese hospitals

One of my Japanese friends, whom I met in Canada, was not happy with her doctor. She went to see him and was diagnosed a...
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Who are the most British-like people in Japan?

Have you ever found that it is not straightforward to understand what Japanese people really are saying? It sometimes is...
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You had better not make the same mistake twice in Japan

Marriage is one of the biggest events in life for Japanese people. So is divorcing. It didn't use to be that easy, but n...
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What does “long life” mean to Japanese people?

When my boyfriend, who is British, and I went to Indonesia, one guy asked us; "Why can British and Japanese people li...
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Extra revenue generating activities are officially allowed in Japan since 2018

Recently the Japanese government encouraged companies to allow their employees to make money on the side. Most of them h...
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Are Japanese people nice? : Two Japanese men arrested in Cambodia for murder of a taxi driver

March 17th in 2019, two young Japanese men were arrested in Siem Reap province. When I read this news, I thought that Ja...
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You mustn’t talk on your Phone in Public Transport in Japan!

When I was waiting for a bus to get to my hometown after I arrived at Kansai airport in Japan, I got a phone call from ...
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Why do Japanese like Sakura so much? Sketches of Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)

Sakura may sounds familiar to you already. You might have a “Sakura Japanese Restaurant” or a “Sakura guesthouse” around...
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