From past to present, the products labelled as “Made in Japan” are undoubtedly recognized as high-quality products. In this article, I will introduce two new and innovative vehicles developed by top Japanese automobile companies that you can only test drive in Odaiba.
November 26, 2016
You probably heard about the hanko - The personal seal is an important part of Japanese culture and everyday life. Although the importance of hankos in everyday Japanese culture is prevalent, a personalized seal is also a great gift idea or souvenir to bring back from Japan. Whether you want to surprise a loved one with their personal name stamp in Japanese letters, or you just want it as a memory for yourself, you can get one easily without paying a lot of money, and with limited Japanese ability. Where from you might ask? From a vending machine!
September 1, 2016
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word “vending machine” was first used circa 1895. It is defined as “a coin-operated machine for selling merchandise.” Although there are references to the coin-operated machines all the way back in the first century AD, the first modern vending machines were invented in 1880s, dispensing postcards and envelopes.
July 7, 2016
Recently, after much consideration and research I have decided that Osaka is where I wish to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. With this in mind, I thought it was perhaps high time that my home and in particular my home electronics undergo a few incremental upgrades.
May 2, 2016
Coffee shops are everywhere in Japan, which is awesome. I love that Family Mart and Lawson now offer fresh coffee to go for a reasonable price. But making my own perfect cup every day, I thought, would be too hard to try for myself. Until I was introduced to Hario.
April 27, 2016
Japanese winters can be harsh for some, and families here have various appliances at home to help with the cold. One of these winter saviours you can find in almost every household and work place is the Electric Thermo Pot.
December 15, 2015
Ever since the home electronics boom of the 1980s, Japan has consistently been a global leader in electrical innovations. Look from all your household appliances are chances are at least a few of them will be from Japanese brands like Panasonic, Sony, Mitsubishi and many others.
June 9, 2015