Tag Archives: Japan

What Can One Dollar Buy Around The World?

(H/t The Blaze) In my neighborhood in Japan, one dollar can buy 5 ounces of raw pasta, about 2 ounces of raw rice, a bottle of water, 1/4 cup of coffee, or a small candy bar.

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Momoyama Train Station At Night

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A Late-Night Snack

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The Problem With Friendship Evangelism

Yesterday, I was waiting for a train at a distant train station when I found myself cornered by a stranger who wanted to talk. We got on the same train, so the conversation continued for about another hour until he … Continue reading

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The Fisherman’s Festival Restaurant

I saw this restaurant in Fushimi, Kyoto. The name in Japanese is “Rou Matsuri” (漁祭)–which can be translated as “Fisherman’s Festival”. The wooden signs explain the kinds of food the restaurant serves (mostly fish, of course), while the ball of … Continue reading

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Japanese Lawmaker Wails Like A Baby When Caught With Hand In the Cookie Jar (Video)

We saw this last night on the news, and were simply astonished. Ryutaro Nonomura is a local lawmaker in the Hyogo Prefectural Assembly (Hyogo encompasses Kobe and the surrounding vicinity).  In the past year, he has visited various hot springs … Continue reading

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