Articles in the Travel Category

7 Jan 2011 Comment
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How does strawberry vanilla syrup on top of shaved ice with lots of fruits on a summer day sound to you. Heaven I bet! History of Shaved Ice or Kakigori in Japan Kakigori is flavored and shaved ice and a Japanese summer tradition and loved by all young and old people alike. Most people doesn’t... 

6 Jan 2011 Comment
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Famous attractions in Osaka City, Japan Besides being the famous city of trade in Japan as well as having their own dialect, Osaka has a lot more attractions to offer. What to look for while you’re in Osaka? Plenty of things from foodstuff to interesting places. For those who love historical... 

1 Jan 2011 Comment
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First of all, me and my team here at Japan Uptown wants to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and may you all be blessed with prosperous times ahead and all the best of luck! Happy 2011 everyone! New Year celebration is indeed a very big thing in Japan. The Japanese started to adopt the Gregorian... 

12 Oct 2010 One comment
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This might be something that you could only find in Japan. Elsewhere in the world, they don’t really directly called it love hotels. There are motels and cabanas which somewhat offers the same kind of service. Here’s many words about Japan’s so-called ‘love hotel’, a really stand-out... 

8 Oct 2010 Comment
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More weird stuffs from Japan! And it’s edible again. We all know Japan has many fascinating things to offer and also shocking things too. You can really feel their desire of wanting to be different a lot when you experience things you could never imagine and impossible to see, touch and taste... 

5 Oct 2010 One comment
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Looking above at Fujisan, The Highest Point in Japan The highest mountain in Japan at 3,776m or 12,388 ft above sea level. Fuji san is the most loved and treasured by the Japanese. Located on the border of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures in central Honshu, Fujisan boast a superb conical... 

4 Oct 2010 Comment
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A variety of Japanese, called joseigo or onnakotoba, that is typically used by females as a reflection of their femininity. The existence of clearly marked, gender-differentiated language style is the frequently mentioned characteristic of Japanese. Joseigo or feminine language is the words,...