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What if I woke up in Japan tomorrow?

What if I woke up in Japan tomorrow?

I’m feeling full of a cold and struggling for inspiration tonight, but there are only four more posts to go before I complete NaBloPoMo, so I must keep going! I think about Japan pretty much 24/7 – at work, at home, everywhere – but this month I feel like I’ve devoted even more time to … Continue reading

New Japanese Kit Kats

New Japanese Kit Kats

As many of you will know, I became so obsessed with interested in Japanese Kit Kats while living in Japan that I made a website dedicated to Kit Kats (Kit Kats!). That site features Kit Kats from around the world, but mainly the UK and Japan. I’ve added two new posts about Japanese Kit Kats … Continue reading

Japan Jigsaw Tour for iPad

Japan Jigsaw Tour for iPad

Although I don’t usually play games that much, I’ve developed a new obsession with Japan Jigsaw Tour for the iPad. I didn’t intend to play games on my iPad at all – it’s for serious things like writing and blogging – but when I searched the App Store for “Japan” and came across this cute … Continue reading

A-Z of Japan: S is for…

When thinking about what to write for S in my A-Z of Japan, I’m really spoilt for choice. I could write about sushi (寿司), soba (蕎麦) or shochu (焼酎). Shinto (神道), shukubo (temple lodging), or shojin ryori (Buddhist cuisine). Sapporo (札幌市), Shibuya (渋谷区) or Shizuoka (静岡県). Sakura (桜), sumo (相撲) or shrines (神社). All of those would be good topics, but I’ve decided … Continue reading

Kit Kat Shinkansen!

I don’t usually double post my blogs, but I thought this particular Japanese Kit Kat design might be of interest not only to Kit Kat fans, but also general Japan fans. That’s why you can find this post here, on Haikugirl’s Japan, and also over on my Kit Kat blog, Kit Kats!. I found this … Continue reading

Hama time!

I’m here! I made it to Hamamatsu!  A lot of tears were shed along the way, but I’m very happy to be here.  In the last few days my students and co-workers were amazing to me. I took a lot of photos and I’d love to share them but unfortunately I’m not allowed to. However, … Continue reading