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With such a proverbial melting-pot of cultures, creeds, languages and ideals, the term “foreigner” really doesn’t do this societal group justice.
Since these cities aren't what the typical tourist thinks to drop in on, you also won’t have to suffer through the crushing crowds, and can instead enjoy a more relaxed, authentic taste of Japanese beauty and culture.
In this article I would like to introduce you to four Insta-worthy sweets in Asakusa which you can enjoy during your next visit there. Take care that some things are changing seasonally and new ideas are always coming up by the shops. So check out their websites to find out their latest information.
For me, finding out about a second “hidden” language was like unearthing a hidden shrine in my backyard, and I spent many hours in old libraries and online trying to learn about Akita-ben, the Akita dialect. One thing I learned on my study was that the vocab of Akita is not unified: people use different words in the south and north, but the grammar has consistent traits.
His works are notable for the unconventional shapes and designs as well as the philosophy he puts in creating them – he believes in what he calls ‘ordered poverty.’
Do you like cafés with a special flair? Do you like Alice in Wonderland, fluffy cushions and cute decorations? Then the All C’s Café in the Koenji area of Tokyo is perfect for you.
While popular attractions have their respective appeal, more esoteric destinations in Japan can whet the appetites of more seasoned adventurers. One such place is Enoshima, a quiet island off the Kamakura coast.
Here in Japan is a wrestling scene that distributes DVDs nationwide and draws thousands of fans to venues across the country. In this article, we will take a look at popular companies and wrestlers that make up that scene, as well as venues that they wrestle in.
There’s no better place to see jellyfish than at the Kamo Aquarium in Tsuruoka, located on the Sea of Japan in the north’s Dewa Sanzan, or Three Sacred Mountain region.
Making mistakes is a great part of learning a new language, but it also helps to not hurt yourself in the process. Here is a language mishap experience I had to encounter so you don't have to.