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Do the Japanese like eating meat?

They say Chinese people eat everything with four legs but tables, and everything with two legs but aeroplanes. This is n...
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Are things Expensive in Japan?

At the end of the 1980s, the growth of the Japanese economy reached its peak. Executive golf courses, luxury brand shops...
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Where did the Fortune Cookie come from?

When I first went to a Vietnamese restaurant in Montreal, Canada, I was served so-called "Fortune Cookies", after the me...
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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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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...
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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...
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Does everyone have a sharp knife in Japan?

“I understand your frustration, it’s because we came from the country of Samurai !” said Saori, one of my Japanese frien...
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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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Are people nice in Japan?

Yesterday I went to have a colonoscopy test in Montreal, Quebec. In the hospital, the doctors were nice, but some of the...
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3 Reasons why I do NOT think Japanese Food is Healthy

I am glad to know that some people consider Japanese food as a healthy diet. However, I cannot always agree with that. ...
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Is it easy to find gluten-free food and restaurants in Japan?

I was asked from one of my friends whose niece has a serious gluten allergy, and she was planning to go to Japan. My fri...
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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 ...
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Are Japanese people afraid of earthquakes?

January 17th in 1995,  at 5:46 am, I was sleeping in bed when it occurred. I was woken up by the shake and saw the light...
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