Category Archives: Japan

Japan Probe

Japan Probe Another good site with random Japanese news. And funny.

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August Trip Around Japan

Some may call it the Disaster Tour. Some may call it the \”food everywhere\” tour. I took a week-long trip to other places in Japan – Nagasaki, Miyajima, Nagano, Hiroshima, Fukuoka…Japan really is beautiful. We started by leaving Tokyo early … Continue reading

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Ports of Call

Ports of Call Originally uploaded by patchmonkey. Nagasaki is apparently a port of call for Princess Cruise Lines. It is pretty tropical here.

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A Few More Weeks

Ah…well, it’s coming down to that time – I only have a few more weeks left here in Japan before I have to return to the USA and the tragic life of the law student. Specifically, the 3L law student, … Continue reading

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Snoopy Points

I’m so happy! 7-11 has started another Snoopy related promotion, so I plan on getting some nice Snoopy dishes for my apartment. Yes, you read that right. Snoopy dishes. See, here in Japan, everything is a promotional item. I have … Continue reading

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Japanese Medicine

Okay, you may think Japan has good medicine. Their schools are supposed to be good, they’re a modern country with lots of Science and Technology and Stuff. Unfortunately, maybe that’s true if you’re Japanese, but I just spent the past … Continue reading

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Things in Japan II: Japanese Television

Japanese Television is bizarre. Today, I woke up, and turned on the television, and there was a news report about living in a soccer ball. That’s right, in a soccer ball. It’s world cup time, so of course Japanese people … Continue reading

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Good Byes, Niigata Again, And Minshuku, oh my

I haven’t uploaded pictures from the past few weeks, but when I do, they’ll be here: My Flickr. Look in the Niigata, End of Semester and “Japan Phone Cam” sets for the most recent pictures. It’s been an exciting past … Continue reading

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Nick in Japan: not because it is easy

This is fabulous. I kind of wish I had the time to do this while I’m still here. Making a pilgrammage to 88 temples is a very famous and ancient tradition here in Japan, and this man wrote about his … Continue reading

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Super Lazy Kyoto/Hakone, Cherry Blossoms, Miura Beach and April Update

Okay, I’m super lazy about updating my blog, and I don’t know why. So here’s a short update with links to the photo section. KYOTO (Pictures) Went to Kyoto again, it’s still beautiful. Hit up Sanjusangendo (1001 Buddhas Temple), Kiyomizudera, … Continue reading

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