2014年

4月

04日

Yozakura Hanami in Japan

Hanami. It literally translates to cherry-blossom viewing in Japanese, and it’s what everyone starts talking about around March when the weather starts getting warmer. Although spring is generally associated with flowers everywhere, here it’s taken to a whole new level. Hanami is a social event with a group of friends that entails drinking, eating, more drinking, and oh yes, the viewing of the cherry blossoms and appreciating the beauty of…uuh, did I mention alcohol? 

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2014年

4月

04日

TOKYO SKY TREE in Japan

The Tokyo Skytree, “the world’s tallest free standing broadcasting tower”, reaches an amazing height of 634m or 2,080 feet. The view, especially when sunny, is just breathtaking. Unlike the Tokyo Tower, 

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2014年

2月

12日

Valentine’s Day in Japan

Valentine’s Day is big in Japan. Days leading up to it, stations and stores are filled with carts and counters full of chocolate and sweets. 

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2014年

1月

20日

How to Rent an Apartment in Japan

So you are thinking about renting an apartment in Tokyo. Before we guide you through all the steps and things you will need, the first thing you have to do is lower your expectations of the size of the apartment and raise you expectations of how much you will be paying for said apartment.

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2014年

1月

03日

How to Spend New Years in Japan②

Praying and wishing for luck in the upcoming year is not the only thing to do at the temple. There is usually a host of food vendors all lined up with various food, snacks, and treats. Prices usually range from 300 - 500 yen. 

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