Japan it UP!
Get ready to see something awesome! You can view the live camera at Shibuya scramble crossing in Tokyo Japan on YouTube! Here’s the link. https://youtu.be/6q36pnzcw70 And here’s the live cam below!
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This is an article about Transportation in Japan that I’m putting under the “Saving Money” category. Hopefully you’ll find this useful if you visit Japan or live in Japan. Trains in Tokyo are unbelievably convenient and reliable and a great alternative to Taxis. They are rarely off schedule and have stations in every major location […]
The term “Martial Arts” is used frequently to refer to any number of combat systems which originate primarily in Asia, but may also come from Europe or the Americas. In most cases, martial arts focuses on the use of the body and mind to defeat an enemy, although some forms employ swords, sticks, or other […]
Michelin Guide (fr. Michelin, Le Guide Rouge), sometimes also referred to as the “Red Guide” – the most famous and influential of restaurant ratings at the moment. The guide is available since 1900 and has a three-star system for evaluating restaurants. Japan has one of the highest densities of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, with […]
Japanese apartments are very different from those in the United States, primarily due to the smaller size of most accommodations, particularly in large cities like Tokyo. While many apartments are still small in size, there are a growing number of larger apartments throughout the country that are more like Western style apartments. Visitors who are […]
Japan is a country with the promise of bright lights and the gadgets of tomorrow. But this country has more secrets within its borders than a thousand history books can give you. Japan is a traveler’s paradise, a treasure trove of knowledge and a kingdom just waiting to be explored. You may think you know […]
There are so many ways one’s life can be touched by the Japanese culture and Japanese inventions. But unique products sourced from Japan need not end up on an office shelf or just to be used for a friendly laugh with an interested colleague in your workplace. Some of the products to come out of […]
Learning a foreign language is always difficult, and Japanese is one of those languages that has proven to be more difficult to learn. For one thing, it has four character sets: romaji, kanji, katakana and hiragana. These alone sound intimidating. Still, generally speaking, learning any new language is not easy. But if the interest is […]
For the Japanese tourist abroad, a vacation should be something that they look forward to. It is a chance to unwind, visit exciting and interesting places, or to simply reconnect with friends and family. What no one wants to experience though, is a vacation that turns out to be more stressful than normal daily life. […]