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Japanese cakes: kawaii and yummy!

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All of you who had the opportunity to travel in Japan or live there will agree in the same way: Japanese service is absolutely impeccable. There are only few examples where the customer is not served quickly, efficiently and politely. … Read more

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Hiroshima Peace Museum

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Naturally, Hiroshima marked in with the memory of the atomic bombing it experienced in 1945. The city therefore cultivates with humility a great peace park, not far from the explosion. From the area, various places are accessible such as the … Read more

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Christmas in Tokyo

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We already discussed about how the Japanese “celebrate” Christmas, a semi-religious (pagan then Christian) and semi-marketing (Coca-Cola and their Santa Claus) celebration, whose implications in Japan have long been quite minor. Only 2% of the population is Christian in Japan, … Read more

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The Japanese woman and her stilettos

Japanese women love fashion, that’s not a secret or a surprise for anybody. A lot of men, especially outside Japan, appreciate their sense of elegance and dress-code, sometimes at the edge of cosplay. But what’s more 面白い amusing / interesting, … Read more

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Momiji manju : the maple pastry from Miyajima

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Manju are japanese pastries derived from mochi, other desserts well known in Japanese cuisine. Manju consists of a dough of flour, water, sugar and starch, filled with red bean paste (which comes from azuki beans). They are boiled but served cold, usually … Read more

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Wedding traditions in Japan

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Japan has this endless attraction for romantic stuff. While Japanese people celebrate Valentine’s day almost as a social obligation, it’s Christmas Eve which plays the role of party night for lovers. In this quest for romance, western marriage’s (结婚 / kekkon) popularity has … Read more

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Japanese girls and women

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I won’t venture to write an article on what characterizes the physics of Japanese women. This is the kind of slippery subject on which it’s a challenge not to crash. But it doesn’t prevent you from giving your opinion in the comments section below! The Japanese woman crystallizes many fantasies and raises many questions, from outside of Japan. They sometimes say she’s subdued and shy, but also superficial and even venal. It’s impossible to … Read more

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