❤️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❤️

Meeting up in Tokyo

Meeting up with friends or family in Tokyo is difficult. Depending on where in Tokyo, it can possibly be a lot worse. Shibuya, for example, is a busy part of Tokyo and it can be really stressful unless you’re specific. The great thing about Tokyo, especially tourist areas (Shibuya, Asakusa, Shinjuku etc..) have many places…… Continue reading Meeting up in Tokyo

🎄Christmas in Japan🎄

Christmas isn’t properly celebrated in Japan, and here is why. Japan isn’t necessarily a christian country (roughly only 1% of the population is Christian)and the tradition of Christmas was brought to Japan by America. So christmas is really a foreign tradition brought here and is widely accepted. But there are many things about Christmas that…… Continue reading 🎄Christmas in Japan🎄

Trains!

Trains in Japan are a big deal. Approximately 20 million people ride trains in a day. And rush hour in Japan is the extreme of extreme. I used to use the train to get to school and I only had to do this for three years but it was never fun. I had used 2…… Continue reading Trains!

Losing things

I live in Japan so even if i lose something the chances of me getting it back is probably higher than most other countries. I lost my bus pass on the bus a few months ago and I actually got it back within 2 weeks which was impressive and i was very grateful. Ive forgotten…… Continue reading Losing things

Countryside hotels

In Japanese countrysides, there are big hotels. And those hotels are rare but nice. Therefore, many local people would come visit for special occasions or dinners. But some of these hotels host quite extravagant events. Japanese people who live far from the city see a lot of things a bit more exaggerated than they really…… Continue reading Countryside hotels

Weather

I know weathers sounds like a very boring topic but I assure you it isn’t, especially here in Japan. Because Tokyo is built with basically 100% concrete, summer is extremely humid. More than it should be. The heat builds up on the walls of all the buildings around you and all the hot air stays…… Continue reading Weather