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Fresh for 2018! Japan’s Newest Stationery Goods are Just Too Fun & Kawaii

Japan is obsessed with stationery – and the rest of the world is obsessed with stationery from Japan! Everything is just so cute and whimsical, fancy and functional, the tiniest memo is sure to brighten up your everyday life. Indeed, the fandom is so big, Japanese stationery now get their very own events! An example of that is the “Bungu Joshihaku ("Girls' Stationery Convention") an event that took place from December 15 to 17, 2017. It drew not only large crowds of enthusiasts, hobbyists, and the curious but also made big waves all over Japanese media. So, what are the current trends? Stationery freaks, here are the highlights and must-haves, from masking tape for every surface to cute hedgehog memos!

Sachi no Otera Gohan: Discovering the Amazing World of Japanese and Buddhist Cuisine by Manga

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In 2013, Japanese cuisine was officially made an UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries lists four distinctive characteristics on its homepage that an authentic Japanese dish has to have:

Wake Up with Bread: Tokyo's Very Best Hotel Breakfast Buffets

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There's hardly anything better than waking up to the smell of freshly baked bread, which is precisely why we've skimmed Tokyo to find the very best, luxurious hotel breakfast buffet experience for you! Whether you like it sweet or savory, these hotels will let you kick back and relax over an amazing breakfast.

Survival Japanese: Numbers

Learning to count in Japanese is as simple as “ichi, ni, san”! If you know how to say the basic numbers in Japanese you will have a much easier time doing various things in Japan such as shopping, visiting restaurants, and reserving a karaoke room! Use this handy number reference guide whenever you are in Japan.

[MOVIE] Sightseeing Taxi: Tour Tokyo the Easy Way!

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Tokyo is not always an easy city to visit, especially for first-timers. Even if the transportation system is known to be one of the best in the world, it usually takes some time to get used to it. And for those who already have a car license, driving in a foreign country can be a stressful experience. To make things smoother for travelers, I highly recommend a private car and a driver for a few hours, or a couple of days, and do sightseeing at your own pace.

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