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10 Mistakes to avoid in Japan

If you are going to visit Japan soon or if you are already here, you may know that life in Japan is ruled by many codes and customs. This is mainly to ensure mutual...

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Japans train station melodies

I’m living in Tokyo for a bit more than 2 years now but I never really paid attention to the melodies or announcements at train stations. This is because I’m usually listen to music...

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Customer Service in Japan

I don’t know if it has ever happened to you but before coming to Japan, I often have been annoyed by the rudeness of certain clerks back in Europe. Sometimes I would even get...

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Japanese Theater – Takarazuka Revue

While it is popular in Japan – anyone, from schoolgirls to a salary-men would be able to tell you what it is – This all-female musical theater is not as well-known in other countries....

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Travel in Japan – Izu Peninsula!

Izu Peninsula has been a popular hideout for stressed Tokyoites since ages. Located in the south of Kanto, in Shizuoka prefecture, it is only 130 minutes away from Shinjuku! Therefore Izu area is perfect...