📱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🚃

🍵Japan’s view on mental health🍵

I will write a few posts on this as it is important and I dont think one blog post is enough to explain the views and efforts made into suicide prevention and mental health. As the suicide rates are getting higher than before in Japan, a lot of emphasis as been put into suicide prevention…… Continue reading 🍵Japan’s view on mental health🍵

🚫What not to do when you visit (logan paul)🚫 ~part 2~

This post will be more focused on the suicide forest and a bit about how Japan views mental health. You can read part 1 of this series here. Lets start with a quick question, what is the difference between Tokyo DisneyLand and the Suicide forest. One of them is a tourist attraction, the other isnt!…… Continue reading 🚫What not to do when you visit (logan paul)🚫 ~part 2~

❤️Valentines Day in Japan❤️

Strangely, in Japan the tradition of men gifting women chocolates is flipped around, women gift men chocolate here. And as women are gifting it, it becomes a huge deal in Japan. In Japanese schools, middle school and high school especially, teenagers will make heart shaped chocolates or cookies and gift them to boys in their…… Continue reading ❤️Valentines Day in Japan❤️