Some days ago I was reading an article about Japanese seasons when I came across the words 風物詩. The dictionary translates it “things which remind one of a particular season”. 84 more words
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It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last time we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘hi’ (ひ), and focussed on the phrase 久しぶりです 857 more words
by Marissa Penn
After studying Japanese history, culture, religion, and art, I embarked on my incredible journey to Japan in October of 2008. I felt the little hairs on my arms standing up as I boarded the jumbo jet at New York’s JFK, waves of excitement running up and down my spine, knowing I would end up on the other side of the world, in Tokyo. 490 more words
Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy…. but can I have a ride to Tokushima?
This was the proposition we had for all the customers who approached the Mini-Stop convenience store at the southbound Tarumi highway parking area just outside of Kobe. 2,019 more words