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    Vacationing 2008

    Sunday, July 20th, 2008

    Tomorrow my family and I are leaving for a little two week vacation to a place we’ve never been before.  That means I won’t be here.  Just letting you know so you won’t get upset if your comment isn’t approved in a timely fashion :). In the meantime, I have a favor to ask.  Right […]

    JLPT Application Forms

    Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

    I haven’t checked my bookstore to confirm it, but according to this site, applications for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) should be available for purchase as of yesterday.  If you are taking the JLPT this year, hurry over to your nearest major bookstore and purchase your application.  They cost 500 yen. You can send […]

    Wild Fish vs. Farm-raised Fish: How To Find The Good Stuff

    Monday, July 7th, 2008

    Fish are good for you. But did you know that some fish are better for you than others? I’m not talking about katsuo vs. hirame. I’m talking wild fish vs. farmed fish. Wild fish, the kind that are caught in rivers, seas and oceans are much better for you than farmed fish, the kind fed […]

    Find A Place To Stay In Japan With Gaijin House Japan

    Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

    Travelling in Japan? Want to save money on lodging? Why not try a guesthouse? Gaijin House Japan can hook you up.  Jason from Gaijin House Japan sent along this information about their site and I think it will be useful to many readers.  Check it out. GAIJIN HOUSE JAPAN, GUIDING GAIJIN TO THE BEST GUEST […]