Intense heat, stifling humidity––Japanese summers, particularly in Tokyo, have a reputation of being very difficult to bear. Many of Japan’s foreign residents choose this time of year to go back to their home countries, and thus “flee” the worst of the heat. Others, however, would not … [Read more...]
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Talking About Japan – A Conversation with Foreign Residents – Has Japanese cuisine real reasons to be trendy?
Has Japanese cuisine real reasons to be trendy? Japanese food has boomed out around the world, first with sushi-shops everywhere, and now the Japanese-style dining has become a fascination for its healthiness and balanced diet. Some writers even say it's the best healthy, anti-aging food, … [Read more...]
Commuter Trains and the Train Situation ●Alison Watts●Chen Ye●Elena Harlamova Station attendants shove limbs poking out from doorways back inside, trying to squeeze just one more passenger into the already overfull train cars... The foreign media often use this image of … [Read more...]