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Staying at an Internet Cafe in Japan

What you need to know about staying at an Internet cafe (net cafe) in Japan and why these places are…

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Dorsten umbrellas
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Dorsten – A Sea of Umbrellas

For one summer in 2021, the small town of Dorsten in North Rhine-Westphalia made headlines beyond its local area. Why?…

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JFFH 2021 Cosmetic DNA
Posted in movie streaming

Japan Film Festival Hamburg 2021 starts!

The Japan Filmfestival Hamburg (JFFH) is once again an online-only festival. If you are in for surprises, this is likely…

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Lohas Raw Food restaurant set menu with soba noodles, rice & salad
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Lohas Raw Food in Sapporo: How would you like not to age?

Walking around in Sapporo’s central ward, I noticed an interesting sign outside a small restaurant. It was the Lohas Raw…

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Bicycle with Nippon Connection promotion
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Top 8 films you shouldn’t miss at Nippon Connection 2021

Nippon Connection 2021, the biggest film festival for the Japanese film starts this Tuesday and is once again an online…

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Posted in japan museum tokyo

The Edo-Tokyo Museum: The 400-Year History of Tokyo

The Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館) is a museum about the 400-year history of the city of Edo-Tokyo since Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu…

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Mountains, view from a plane
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Flight Movies (4): The Fate of Bento Wars: A Hero Rabbit Far From Home

Intercontinental flights equals movie time! Flight movies, my guilty pleasure of watching movies that I missed or otherwise would’t watch…

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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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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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