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Are you brave enough to eat a poisonous fish?

Japanese traditional diet is based on fish and veggies. We have lots of vocabulary related to fish in everyday-conversat...
12.11.2019
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Attention! 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 o...
12.11.2019
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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...
12.11.2019
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Are women NOT worth being called by their individual names in Japan?

After I came to Canada, I was quietly surprised that people call each other by their individual names. Maybe you don't u...
12.11.2019
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Layers of Paper Packaging in Japan

When I was staying in Japan, I went to buy a gift for one of my friends. I went to one of the most famous department sto...
12.11.2019
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Chopsticks vs. Knives and Forks

When I make home-made Fish & Chips, my boyfriend is always amazed, because I use my chopsticks to pick up pieces of ...
12.11.2019
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