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29Fri 2020

How to sell your item in Second Hand Store in Japan

We have officially entered the Summer Season. The wind breeze starts to feel warm and humid. 
This means a change of wardrobe as well. Time to put the Spring clothes back in the closet and bring back the cotton shirts, straw

24Fri 2020

Types of Japanese Yokai (Monsters) in Japan

The word Yokai (妖怪) has a lot of meaning. It can mean a ghost, phantom, demon, monster or goblin. Yokai usually refers to mystical creatures that possesses unexplained powers, physical characteristics or strength. In the early centuries, yokai was not

6Mon 2020

Activities you can do at home while on lock-down

Government have urged the people to stay at home and avoid crowded places to avoid the spread of Corona Virus. COVID-19 was declared by pandemic by the World Health Organization. This virus started in Wuhan, China and has spread in

27Fri 2020

What is the proper way to bow in Japan?

Ojigi (お辞儀) or the act of bowing is definitely one of the most important part of Japanese culture. Bowing is used commonly in greeting a person as well as giving a deep apology. There are different levels and types of