Introducing Kasuga Japanese Language Academy

23 February 2016 / Comments: 0

Kasuga Japanese Language Academy is located in Kobe. 
The school offers various programs, with the emphasis on preparation to study in higher education in Japan.
As is the case with most other schools, a lot of cultural activities are provided for international

About the JR Pass

22 February 2016 / Comments: 0

The Japanese Rail Service is worldly known for its reliability and punctuality. If you want to travel Japan nationwide, we definitely recommend you to purchase “Japan Rail Pass (JR pass)” in your country. But first, we would like to emphasize that the

Learn Japanese online: Introducing Learn-Japanese-Adventure

17 February 2016 / Comments: 0

We continue our series of reviewing sites to learn Japanese online (see our review of Japanese-Activator here). Today we will review the site Learn-Japanese-Adventure.com.
If we had judged by its appearance, we would surely have bounced out of this site quickly. It has

Is life in Japan expensive?

16 February 2016 / Comments: 0

Is life in Japan really expensive or is that a cliché? This is one recurrent question we get from students before they start planning studying in Japan. (More about money in Japan here).
People who say that life in Japan is

The mystery of Valentine’s Day in Japan … Of love in Japan, actually

12 February 2016 / Comments: 0

On Valentine’s Day in Japan, girls give chocolates to boys
Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is lovers’ day. But Japanese customs is quite different from Westerners’. First, Japanese Valentine’s Day is the confession of girls to boys. Secondly, presents are (generally) chocolate. Thirdly,


Ryokan: Japanese hospitality

10 February 2016 / Comments: 0

Do you know the word “おもてなし” (“Omotenashi”)? “Omotenashi” is the way of Japanese Hospitality. The philosophy of “Omotenashi” is originally rooted in “茶道” (“Sado”). Tea ceremony – “茶会” (“Chakai”) is known as a part of “Sado”. “茶人” – “Chajin” or