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Latest Japan Blogs

Name Blog author Blog description City
Seachange Okinawa rachiebee A blog about our family life in Okinawa Onna
Japan Cheapo Greg Lane Japan Cheapo is a guide to getting the best value out of living in or travelling around Japan. It has been created by the people behind the Tokyo Cheapo. Kyoto
Japanesquest Japanesquest Japanesquest is a travel-guide website introducing Japan’s coolest and most interesting sightseeing spots on YouTube. tokyo
Origami Kiwi Annabelle I've been a high school English language teacher on the JET Programme since August 2013. Read about my experiences, advice on being accepted into the JET Programme, and travel tips around Japan on my blog. Utsunomiya
SENBATSURU - 1,000 CRANES Evelyn The writer lived in Minamisatsuma, then Kaseda City in Kagoshima Ken 20 years ago. From the first pangs of homesickness through all the new sights and sounds,and smells, the gaijin writes about going into the schools and learning to overcome the difficulties through all the kindnesses and beauty in her new home. MinamiSatsuma

Recent Posts

Happy Birthday! Worlds Oldest Person Just Got a Little Older in Japan

Feed: Japan Realm : Happy Birthday! Worlds Oldest Person Just Got a Little Older in Japan

It’s actually not too much of a surprise to hear of folks living pass 100 in Japan, but this lady just hit another milestone, as she is more than a decade older than a century! At a record-breaking 117 years old, Misao Okawa, born in Osaka on March 5, 1898, was recognized as the world’s oldest

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Bowing

Feed: Humble Wanderlust : Bowing

いらっしゃいませ〜

I need to stop bowing to my students… In Korea they are technically “lower” in status and you only bow to those above you of a higher status.  I just have the habit from when I was in Japan as a student because you can’t go wrong with showing some respect.  But now it’s just a bit weird.

Cherry Blossom Season 2015

Feed: Purple Pen in Japan : Cherry Blossom Season 2015

Cherry blossom front (expected)Cherry Blossom Schedule 2015
credit: www.tenki.jpJapan is not Japan without its cherry blossoms or sakura. Although the cherry blossoms can also be found in Korea, US and Canada, Japan "owned" it almost like a trademark.

Yachiyo, Chiba

Feed: Japan Finds : Yachiyo, Chiba

Yachiyo is a city located in northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of August 2011, the city has an estimated population of 189,512 and a population density of 3,700 persons per km2. The total area is 51.27 km2. Yachiyo is located in northwestern Chiba Prefecture on the Shimōsa Plateau. The Shin River, 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) […]

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Nagareyama, Chiba

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Nagareyama is a city located in northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 166,493 and a population density of 4,720 persons per km2. The total area is 35.28 km2. Nagareyama is located in the far northwestern corner of Chiba Prefecture, bordered by the Edogawa River to the […]

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Ichihara, Chiba

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Ichihara is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 279,065 and a population density of 758 persons per km2. The total area is 368.20 km2. The city is home, together with Chiba City, to the JEF United soccer team. Ichihara is located in the […]

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Katsuura, Chiba

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Katsuura is a city located in southern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of February 2010, the city has an estimated population of 20,570 and the population density of 218 persons per km2. The total area is 94.20 km2. Katsuura City is famous for Katsuura Fishing Port, which features one of the top three largest morning markets […]

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Noda, Chiba

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Noda is a city located in far northwestern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 155,644 and a population density of 1500 persons per km2. The total area is 103.54 km2. Noda is located in the far northwestern corner of Chiba Prefecture. The area around Noda has been […]

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