Car wash in Seattle
Unlike car wash in the US, Japanese car wash are usually at the gas station and is operated by the attendant. Yiu and your passenegers wait in the waiting area with free coffee and candy.
Unique Cars in Japan
There are many Japanese cars that is not avaiable in the rest of the world, specially in the US. If you wanted to imprt them to the US, you are not allowed to do so unless car is over 25 years old. On...
Ramen or Curry
Do you like Japanese Ramen or Japanese Curry? Which do you like?
Beautiful Japan
Why do you think ordinaly places like those on those pictures look so calm and beautiful in Japan? Is that the air?
Day Trip Onsen ...
One opf the best way to enjoy Onsen (Hot Springs) on the budget is gop on the day trip. This onsen in Kyoto offers Onsen and Lunch for 2,000yen (Under $18.00). What a great deal. There are many deals ...
Cha / Ocha / Te...
All teas came from China. 茶 is the kanji word for "Cha" or Tea. If you want a tea, you say "Ocha o Kudasai." Water is 水 mizu. If you want a whter, you can say "Omizu o Kudasai." What is O before Cha a...
Japanese Restau...
If you have a chance, try traditional Japanese restaurant called Ryotei. 料亭: A ryōtei (料亭) is a type of luxurious traditional Japanese restaurant. Traditionally they only accept new customers by refer...
This branch looks like a word HITO in Japanese. Doesn't it look like person walking?
Eating in a Rail Car
You shpuld not refrain from eating on the local trains. But when it comes to long distance train, you are allowed to eat at your seat. The rule of thumb is that if there is a table, you can eat your b...
760 Yen ($6.50) Tempura Lun...
For the price, this is absolutely the best tempura lunch you can get in Japan. The place is called MAKINO and their main store is in Osaka. You got to try this.