Tag: cultural curiosities


Japanese people are so kind!

So today while I was eating lunch, I accidentally left my scarf in the cafeteria; it was on top of my bag, which was under the table, and I didn’t notice it fall off. I went to the convenience store … Continue reading

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Bread 「パン」culture

パン, pan, bread :] On top of all the other things that are very different about Japanese everyday culture compared to that of the US, there is soft, delicious, bread…nearly everywhere. Convenience stores, grocery stores, small shops on the train … Continue reading

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Counter cultural culture

Despite many Japanese values for conservation, efficiency, etc., I sometimes have to question the cultural ideology and thought of how and why… Japan has a culture that claims to not like to waste, known as 勿体ない, mottainai. For many cases … Continue reading

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