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Journey in Japan Part 19: Let’s Go To Space, Brother

Today I decide to check out another temple. I lazily take the subway train just one stop, then change for the bus. The bus...

Journey in Japan Part 18: Prelude to a Quiche

The Kaleidoscope Museum is literally a museum with a twist. There are fifty different Kaleidoscopes on display, from a growing collection of about 150. Some are...

Journey in Japan Part 17: Cicadas of the Lost Park

Today I wake up at 8 am. I go outside and take a short wander. It seems that Kyoto is still sleeping. I return to...

Journey in Japan Part 16: Grandiose Encounters of the Third Class

I went a few days without any Internet connection so couldn’t post anything. Here are the last three days in summary: Friday – Fukuoka Today I...
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Your Guide to Katakana – Japanese Writing System 2

Katakana (カタカナ) is another component of the Japanese writing system, mainly used for foreign or loan words used within the Japanese Language. It is...
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Your Guide to Hiragana – Japanese Writing System 1

Hiragana (ひらがな) is one of three writing systems (including Katakana and Kanji) used for the Japanese Language. It forms the fundamental core of sounds...

The Return of Gohan – Dragon Ball Super

Dragon Ball Super's 100th Episode As a tribute to the return of Gohan and the 100th episode of Dragon Ball Super that premiered last Sunday...

Journey in Japan Part 15: Towering Above the Rest

The day starts with a ¥1,000 haircut. This is actually quite cheap for a haircut. I am a little worried about asking for it in Japanese,...

Japan Free SIM Card, Free Internet access, Free … Surveys ?

Welcome to a Japan Free SIM Card As a visitor to any country you always want to feel welcome, and the new Japan Free SIM...

Journey in Japan Part 14: Ainoshima Cat Island

With muscles loose thanks to a wonderful massage, I decide to really test my body. My destination today is Ainoshima Cat Island, via Shima...