Hidden Finds #1

Hidden Finds #1

DISCLAIMER: This post is not meant for the faint-hearted!!! Read on at your own risk. Photos may be graphic to some! 😛 This corner is where I’ll be introducing interesting things I encounter while in Japan, sometimes unexpectedly. For my first edition, I’m...
J-Slang! #1

J-Slang! #1

Welcome to the first post of “J-Slang,” where I write slang that should sometimes never be repeated! 😛 Why?! Because Japanese should be a beautiful, eloquent language, not dirty, and rough! Japanese language is so difficult. Being Japanese but born in the...
日本語 Nihongo Time! #2

日本語 Nihongo Time! #2

HMMM.. Lesson 2 of Japanese with me?! Lesson 1 of Japanese with Christine was OMOTENASHI. How many of you retained that bit? Today, I think I’ll go with the Japanese-y way of saying “Long time no see” or “It’s been awhile.”...
dineJAPAN

dineJAPAN

I’m a total Junkie. I mean, I LOVE Junk Food. One of my favorite Japanese fast food chains is MOS Burger. MOS Burger has been around since 1972, and since then, has expanded to over 1700 locations in Japan and beyond, to other parts of Asia and even Australia....
Sports Mania! 2018 Tour FAQ

Sports Mania! 2018 Tour FAQ

FAQ for Sports Mania! 2018   Q: I am not an athlete. I prefer to observe sports rather than play it. Can I still have fun on this tour? A: Definitely! While this tour does have a lot of activities where you can actually experience the art of Japanese sports, you...
日本語 Nihongo Time!

日本語 Nihongo Time!

There are so many Japanese words that don’t have the same word in English. It’s probably because of the culture, like certain things don’t exist in English like it does in Japan. Many times, I am asked, “How do you say this in English?” by a Japanese person, and I’m...