Becoming a Father in Japan

Her water broke at three o’clock in the morning.

I’d been born two weeks early myself so I expected this. I put on yesterday’s clothes and picked up the suitcase that was waiting in the corner. We...

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Dating site had 2.7 million members... and only one of them was a woman

Eight executives are said to have made millions running several fake sites A llegedly paid male employees to pose as lonely women looking for love The men were charged large sums to continue talkin...

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Hobby Shops in Strange Places XXIV - AKIHABARA!

Goodness gracious! There are so MANY hobby shops in Akihabara town of Tokyo that we had to go there every single day. The very first evening we arrived in Tokyo, we ventured forth into the frenzy t...

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Apple And IBM Team With Japan Post To Address The Needs Of An Aging Population

Japan Post CEO Taizo Nishimuro was on stage with Apple CEO Tim Cook and IBM CEO Ginny Rometty at a special event aimed at the enterprise today. The event was designed to highlight some of the fruit...

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FOOMA 2015 (Food Machinery & Technology Exhibition) at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Want to see sushi-making robots, and the latest technology behind Japanese food? FOOMA is the must visit for those who are both food lovers and geeks.

FOOMA JAPAN is a showcase of products, techno...

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The Stores Without Staff

You can find these even in Tokyo.

Overseas visitors to Japan are often surprised by the sheer number and variety of vending machines in the country. But there's something which might just surprise...

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FAA awards type certification to HondaJet

09 December, 2015 BY: Stephen Trimble Washington DC The HondaJet HA-420 light business jet has received type certification, allowing Honda Aircraft to begin making deliveries within days. The US Fe...

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Tokyo's best soba

Summer is the time for eating cold buckwheat noodles.

"Narutomi's noodles are made from 100 percent buckwheat, and you can supplement with a range of seasonal tempura and a well-chosen selec...

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Osechi Ryori ????? (Japanese New Year Food) * Just One Cookbook

The Japanese celebrate the New Year Day with traditional New Year foods called Osechi Ryori (????). Osechi Ryori are usually packed in 2-3 layers of lacquer boxes ( ojubako) and there are many dish...

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10 Snacks to Try in Japan

Japan has many kinds of delicious snacks that you cannot find anywhere else. There are some flavors that are only available in the country and can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

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