Articles in the Life Category

2 Dec 2009 One comment
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This is just a small guide on how to buy Koi fish in Japan when you do not have enough time to spend there. Beautiful carp / koi fish Undoubtfully, the best koi breeds are the ones you can find in Japan, and only in Japan mostly. Initially, the famous place for koi breeding in Japan is in Niigata... 

31 Oct 2009 One comment
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‘Koi’ could mean two things in Japan, one is ‘Love’ and another is the main topic here – a specialty carp fish. Both words are written in different Kanji though. Koi fish are actually the descendants of wild common carp that have been selectively bred since thousands of years ago... 

23 Sep 2009 Comment
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One more aspect that the Japanese people of the old times have outsourced from their nearest neighboring countries is the zodiac system, which in nature has many linkages with Buddhism. The Japanese zodiac system is so much similar to that of the ancient Chinese zodiac system, but in truth... 

16 Sep 2009 Comment
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If a single Japanese man from, let say the Tokugawa era, were to travel through time into the future, he would probably shocked with horror look on his face to see what modern Japan has to offer, especially in terms of fashion. Japan can be named as one of the main trendsetters of fashion in... 

9 Sep 2009 Comment
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Japan is one nation that can never be separated from nature. As a matter of fact, they take pride in nature. They see and define the natural environment around them as holy beings. To the Japanese, all of the elements of nature possess spirits and emotions, aligning some the similarity to that... 

6 Sep 2009 Comment
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In Japan, the knowledge of your blood type isn’t only necessary for emergency purposes alone. It is quite surprising that even in the japanese modern and high-tech society, this kind of pseudo-science still prevails. Ketsueki-gata or blood type personality is a popular means of match-making,... 

14 Jan 2009 Comments off
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The talk shows offer a constant menu of miracle cures for every type of bad habit imaginable – everything from quick weight-loss programs to 20-minute lessons in positive thinking that promise to cure depression. We are constantly bombarded by programs that promise effortless and immediate...