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Art exhibit commemorates devastating earthquake

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September 19, 2018
The Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 was devastating to the country, especially in the areas near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. A month after the March 11, 2011 quake, a...
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Purikura: Photo booth fun in Japan

Travel
September 17, 2018
No one quite does cute like Japan.  And what could be cuter than a sticker sheet of your own face?  If you agree with that statement, then purikura is perfect for you. Purikura ar
All the big names from Germany were at this year’s event. The challenge was trying to sample them all.

Odaiba Oktoberfest: The best German beer in Tokyo

Travel
September 19, 2018
Sick of the usual Suntory Draught? Bored of Sapporo Classic? Craving something different from your favorite amber colored brew? Look no further than the Odaiba Oktoberfest!
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Let's take a crash course in Japanese customs & etiquette

News
September 16, 2018
Every culture has its own rules regarding etiquette. In Japan, some of these rules are straightforward while others are more subtle.

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