Archive for February, 2008
My shoe size in Japan is 30 cm. Not many people in Japan have feet that big, so stores tend to not stock my size. I could go to ten different stores and it is possible that not one of them would have a pair of size 30 shoes. Even if they [...]
Hello all. Just a quick post to let you know that I’ve added a job board thing to the site. You should see it on the right under the RSS subscribe buttons and the “submit a hack” section. The job openings are provided by joblet.jp. If you happen to see a [...]
Many people have sent in a tip about theflyingpig.com, so it’s about time I did a little write-up on this great service in Japan. I really don’t know what took me so long! I should have written about them much much earlier than now.
Here is a little about TheFlyingPig.com in their own words:
One of my favorite things to do in Japan is go to the grocery store and try all the random fruits that aren’t available back home. One such fruit, that I really enjoy, is called the hassaku (はっさく).
The hassaku fruit looks like a big orange, or maybe a grapefruit. It is harvested in [...]