Life

2015.03.18
Family of Fingers! What do you call each finger of the hand?
Names Originate from Size or Usage Sorry for the sudden question, but what do they call the ind
2014.09.12
It's a beautiful city wherever you go!
A high awareness for recycling is beautifying our neighborhood. When I first came to Japan, some
2014.09.09
They neatly form a line, especially when it's crowded.
We stand in line, it’s not because we like doing it but this is manner Every morning in the larg
2014.08.26
It's so much more than just convenient! The Japanese convenience store is always evolving.
You can buy that at a convenience store?! It's just like the food at a fancy restaurant. Desserts
2014.08.25
Scoop up and slurp down the noodles as they flow towards you on the slide! It's “nagashi somen”!
At a cold somen party, the noodles look refreshing and are perfect for the summer weather. A
2014.08.05
You can enjoy an invigorating workout with the local children. “Radio Broadcast Calisthenics”
How about waking up early and joining a local radio exercise class to invigorate yourself? The
2014.08.02
”Watermelon splitting”, a popular game in Japan
Can you split a watermelon with a stick blindfolded? During summers in Japan, watermelon is a f
2014.08.01
A beautiful surprise when opening a lunch box, “Chara-ben” is too pretty to eat!
it's me Mario! / MIKI Yoshihito (´・ω・) A beautiful surprise when opening a Japanese lunch box.
2014.07.26
Summer's here! Time for beer! And beer gardens!
How about a rooftop beer garden, where you can enjoy the nighttime breeze, and momentarily for
2014.07.11
A Journey on the Local Bus
Let’s get on the local bus and go downtown! In Japan, the bus is one of the major modes of
2014.07.09
Smoking and Non-Smoking Areas
Smoking while walking in Japan is prohibited In Japan, designated smoking and non-smoking a
2014.07.03
Izakaya
Let’s have a drink! The original Izakaya is a type of Japanese drinking establishment that
2014.07.01
Vending Machines
Vending machines are found everywhere throughout Japan The United States leads the world fo
2014.06.30
Escalator etiquette in Japan
The mysterious escalator etiquette of Japan The golden rule of escalator etiquette in the
2014.06.24
Ashiyu (The Footbath)
Ashiyu Yutabi(Niigata Pref.) Let's Restore Our Vitality Ashiyu allows visitors to enjoy a