If you’d like to remain under the illusion that women (especially Japanese women) don’t pee, poop, or fart, stop reading. Japanese women are very beautiful and modest creatures. In fact, even in the most private of places, they are still worried about being embarrassed. They would like to keep their softness and delicacy at the forefront […]
I’ve never enjoyed being the center of attention, but I often find myself in that very place. I never want to be there, but once I’m there, I can uncomfortably roll with it. I have always been taught to do the BEST job at everything but be humble about it. Be faster than him, but […]
I’ve never really felt like I fit in anywhere. Not in my entire life. (OK, that’s a lie, I felt like I fit in with my sisters… But then again, I don’t think that really ever counts…) I have always hovered somewhere on the outskirts of all the groups of people I’ve ever been around. […]
I grew up with the notion that everyone wanted to be with someone sexy. I come to find out, that is not true.
“The secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life, and in elevating them to art.” -William Morris, artist Japan is about the little tiny baby details. From the angle of a bow, to the order in which to eat a bento. Fascinating. I just wanna focus on […]
I am a cat person. Here in Japanland, we have small houses. In these houses some cannot have pets. So when living sans pet is just not an option, Japan, with its amazing people pleasing service skills, provides people with another option… CAT CAFES… You heard it sister! Cafes, with cats. For about 1,000 yen […]
Per your request, I’m officially starting the ‘Japanisms’ posts. These are short posts that give you a glimpse into Japanese culture and life. It’s not about the right and wrong of the thing, but rather the differences in culture:) So, Enjoy the Japanisms Pt1 today, “Beautiful Bento!” Before coming here, we’d heard the word ‘bento’ […]