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10-20-18
One of the perennial topics in Japanese business etiquette is the exchange of business cards. Getting this right is a key step in expanding your business connections in Japan. Check out the great arti...
10-19-18
Japan is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with dense cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. Shinkansen bullet trains connect the main islands o...
10-17-18
You do not find any public buses with the dirty wheel in Japan. They are cleaned and inspected by the driver everyday before they leave garage. Next time you go to Japan, please take a look at buses t...
10-16-18
This is Tokyo from little over 100 years ago. This is amazing how much has changed. But there are already a lot of people there. You hear "いらっしゃいませ" at 3:10 into this video. This sounds just like curr...
10-16-18
I do not know why but there are more vending machines in Japan than any place else I know. Why do you think that is? May be because there will be less vandalizing in Japan.
10-15-18
Do you like Soba? If you would like to eat something ... You name the dish you want to eat and add "Tabetai" or "Tabetai Desu" at the end. Kare- Tabetaidesu カレー (Curry) 食べたいです。 Tonkatsu Tabetaidesu とん...
10-14-18
Do you like UNIQLO? They are the third largest clothing retailers in the world after Zara and GAP. http://www.uniqlo.com
10-14-18
I did not know there are so many hidden menus at Yoshinoya.
10-13-18
I often hear people in the US confuse Bonsai 盆栽 and Banzai 万歳. What you see above is Bonsai 盆栽....
10-12-18
No, it is not PoKe. PoKe is getting popular in the US, but this is Japanese style seafood bowl. You can get one in many places in Japan and the price ranges from 800 yen to 2,000yen. I think the one y...