8 Recommended Japanese Fast Food You Must Try!

8 Recommended Japanese Fast Food You Must Try!

Japanese fast food takes its root from the street food and dishes from homes. These food represent Japanese ingenuity and innovation. They are served fast as well as nourishing and belly satisfying, popular among the working class that are always on the go. [Continue Reading…]

8 Attractive Points about Yakushima Island!

8 Attractive Points about Yakushima Island!

Yakushima Island is a member of the Ōsumi island chain, approximately 60km off the southern tip of Kyushu. Yakushima is well-loved by hikers and naturalists for its beautiful cedar forests, mountain trails and unique wildlife. Easily reached by air from Kagoshima, Fukuoka or Osaka, or [Continue Reading…]

10 Proper Ways to Use “Daijobu” in Various Situations!

10 Proper Ways to Use "Daijobu" in Various Situations!

The ambiguity in languages is never more prominent in the Japanese language. One overused word is daijobu. The word daijobu literally means okay or fine in English but used for different meanings. To save you from the confusion, here are 10 proper ways to use the term in day to day Japanese conversation.[Continue Reading…]

10 Ways to say “Oh My God!” in Japanese!

10 Ways to say "Oh My God!" in Japanese!

There’s no literal translation of “Oh my God!” in Japanese, but there are many ways to express similar senses of meaning, and without sounding stupid or blasphemous (common criticisms of people who say “Oh my God!” a lot).[Continue Reading…]

8 Recommended Spots to Enjoy Christmas in Japan!

8 Recommended Spots to Enjoy Christmas in Japan!

Only around 1% of Japan’s population are Christians, so Christmas is not a holiday in Japan. Consequently, you might think that Christmas in Japan is a very low key affair, but you’d be wrong! In fact, it’s a bonanza for the retail industry, offering glitter and spectacle to equal anything seen on Western high streets. [Continue Reading…]

8 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Halloween in Japan!

8 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Halloween in Japan!

Halloween in Japan is a major commercial event, drawing on some, but not all, of the modern traditions that arose in late 19th Century America. It’s been gaining popularity for as long as I remember but, as you’ll see, we do it rather differently here![Continue Reading…]