🤧 Hay Fever 🤧

I haven’t been able to write blogs recently as I have really bas hay fever! In Japan, HAY FEVER IS PRETTY EXTREME! Its surprising because in western countries, hay fever is not the most severe or serious problem. But in Japan, it really is. As soon as the weather starts to get slightly warmer, people…… Continue reading 🤧 Hay Fever 🤧

📱Emojis in your phone, what do they mean? Japanese emojis (part 3)📱

Part 1 here and Part 2 here! These emojis can be found in iPhones but even if you don’t use one, you will still be able to see the emojis. This is the character for month or moon. For this, it just means something is monthly like a paycheck, for example.     This just…… Continue reading 📱Emojis in your phone, what do they mean? Japanese emojis (part 3)📱

🛀 Onsens 🛀

Onsens are strange to many visitors.  It really isn’t as strange to be quite honest. At first the concept is bizarre but you gradually get used to it because you start to realise you care more than anyone else does. Japanese people keep to themselves and don’t really pay attention to begin with. Onsens are…… Continue reading 🛀 Onsens 🛀

📱Emojis in your phone, what do they mean? Japanese emojis (part 2)📱

Part 1 here! These emojis can be found in iPhones but even if you don’t use one, you will still be able to see the emojis. This is おでん (Oden). Its a type of snack that you can buy at convenience stores or even restaurants. They are different types of foods on a stick. In…… Continue reading 📱Emojis in your phone, what do they mean? Japanese emojis (part 2)📱

🖥Japanese comedy and television 🖥

Japanese television is quite out there. Japanese peoples humour can be more about emphasis or exaggeration rather than someone doing stand up comedy by themselves. If you watch any programme on the television from 6 pm in Japan you will definitely come across: A quiz show with an enormous cash prize featuring celebrities A “challenge”…… Continue reading 🖥Japanese comedy and television 🖥

⛩Temples vs Shrines and where to go⛩

In this post I will introduce temples and shrines you can go to while visiting Tokyo. Obviously there are temples outside of Tokyo too so a list of those temples will be up soon. Firstly, lets go over the differences between temples and shrines as I am sure it isn’t really clear for many people…… Continue reading ⛩Temples vs Shrines and where to go⛩

🚃Train etiquette🚃

If you buy an iPhone in Japan, the camera shutter noise will not turn off. No matter what settings you use or how recently you buy the phone, it will never be silent. This is to prevent perverts taking pictures of girls underwear from under their skirts. It is bad enough a problem where iPhones…… Continue reading 🚃Train etiquette🚃