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Hangul Kongbubang – Free Korean Language Class in Seoul

I still had a couple of weeks until the start of the semester at the Yonsei KLI and I already…

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Applying for the JLPT in Corona times

The Corona pandemic has affected all parts of society and education is no exception. In May 2020, the Japan Foundation…

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Posted in movie streaming

JFF Plus: Free Japanese Film Festival Online

With the pandemic, film festivals worldwide face the challenge and opportunity to take their festivals online. JFF Plus is scheduled…

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Posted in movie streaming

Nippon Connection 2020 review: Japanese Film Festival Online

How does a film festival that also celebrates Japanese culture transition to an online festival amidst the Corona crisis? Here’s…

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Karaoke
Posted in tokyo

1Kara: Solo Karaoke in Shinjuku

Whether you just want to practice, don’t want to bother others with singing out of tune or just for personal…

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Posted in Hiroshima japan

Takehara – a beautiful town near Hiroshima

If Kawagoe is Tokyo’s Little Edo, Takehara is Hiroshima’s Little Kyoto – these kind of titles are easily given to…

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Nakagin Capsule Tower – A modern monument

For all its traditional temples and shrines, apartment buildings in Japan are usually rather plain and not built to last…

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Nagi Shokudo Vegan Restaurant
Posted in eating out tokyo

Nagi Shokudo: Relaxed vegan eatery in Shibuya

When in Tokyo, I like to try out different vegan or vegetarian restaurants in addition to my mainstays. Nagi Shokudo…

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Okunoshima – Japan’s Bunny Island

Bunnies! Of course you can get your fix of bunny-shaped cuteness in one of Tokyo’s bunny cafés, but the number…

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Posted in matsuri summer tohoku

Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

This is one of the big three festivals in the northern Tohoku region, the other two being the Aomori Nebuta…

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