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When I leave Japan, What I will miss the most.

For those who know about the geography of the U.S., Japan in its entirety is roughly the size of Montana as far as square miles goes. This means a number of different things considering when many people think about Japan, … Continue reading

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Hanami ; Japan’s famous flowers.

Hanami is a special time of the year in Japan where the famous Sakura(cherry blossom) appears for not even a month. There are other flowers in abundance but the real delight is the Sakura as they are a symbol of … Continue reading

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My movie theater experience

As I was curious to see how different all the little things are in Japan, my roommate suggested going to a movie theater. After some searching, he came across a theater that showed English movies with Japanese subtitles and a … Continue reading

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Nagoya Port photos

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What local flea markets have to offer

Flea markets are the answer to the sometimes high prices in department and grocery stores. They happen all around the Nagoya area at various times in the year and even many on a monthly basis. The ones I have encountered … Continue reading

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Some things to know about eating in Japan

Japan has a slightly different eating atmosphere than some Westerners may be used to. There are some things to make note of and watch out for win dining in Japan. Some of the American chains in Japan have adapted to … Continue reading

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Atsuta Jingu

The Atsuta shrine, located in Nagoya, houses Kusanagi no Tsurugi which is one of the three great treasures of Japan. In Shinto belief, the sword was able to control the winds. Kusanagi no Tsurugi translates to the grass-cutter sword and … Continue reading

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