Blog About Japan And Life In Japan
In Japan, March 3rd is the day of “Festival for Girls” – “ひな祭り”, “Hina matsuri“.
“Hina” literally means “chick” (in the “baby chicken” sense, though it also has the double meaning in Japanese just like in English, without the slightly pejorative sense).”Matsuri” means “festival”.
Sometimes, prospective students ask us: “Why should I apply through Motivist Japan instead of directly to the school?“. There are very good reasons to ask an Educational Agency like Motivist Japan to help you in your study-abroad endeavors. So we
The Japanese Rail Service is worldly known for its reliability and punctuality. If you want to travel Japan nationwide, we definitely recommend you to purchase “Japan Rail Pass (JR pass)” in your country. But first, we would like to emphasize that the
We continue our series of reviewing sites to learn Japanese online (see our review of Japanese-Activator here). Today we will review the site Learn-Japanese-Adventure.com.
If we had judged by its appearance, we would surely have bounced out of this site quickly. It has
Is life in Japan really expensive or is that a cliché? This is one recurrent question we get from students before they start planning studying in Japan. (More about money in Japan here). Today, we’re going to talk about the
On Valentine’s Day in Japan, girls give chocolates to boys
Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is lovers’ day. But Japanese customs is quite different from Westerners’. First, Japanese Valentine’s Day is the confession of girls to boys. Secondly, presents are (generally) chocolate. Thirdly,