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25Mon 2016

If you get lost in Japan

One of the many things that are great about Japan is how Japanese people are helpful. Every foreigner in Japan has experienced having had to ask their way and then have the Japanese person literally take them to the place. Whether you

21Thu 2016

On Japan’s future

Once upon a time, Harvard Professor Ezra Vogel wrote a best-seller about Japan. It was the end of the 70’s. Japan had impressively overcome World War II’s cruel consequences and achieved excellence. To such an extent that Japan had become a model,

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15Fri 2016

Can you eat with chopsticks? ;-)

One comment that all gaikokujin have heard in Japan is: “Wow, you can use chopsticks! Sugoi! (すごい)! ” (here “Sugoi” means “Terrific”). Is this the expression of Japanese kindness or is it second degree humor? We tend to think it is the

14Thu 2016

Here is the world’s most vegetarian burger

Mo’s Burger is a famous hamburger/fast food chain in Japan (actually second to you-know-who). It is known for serving really good burgers, among which its tofu burgers (soy patties). As vegetarians know well, tofu is a good source of proteins, without