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Happy Friday! Engrish of the Week :)

This was a little sweet from one of my coworkers, a lovely example of the Omiyage that often appears on my desk. I don’t know about

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Hina Matsuri ケーキ!

Today is Hina Matsuri! I still haven’t found any proper doll displays of ひな人形, the dolls I mentioned in yesterday’s post. I did, however, find these adorable creations at the Lawson’s by our house. Seriously, how adorable are they? It’s … Continue reading

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The Starbucks Sakura Frappuccino!

As I mentioned on Saturday, we had some really lovely weather here last week. And what better way to celebrate than with a beautiful Sakura Blended Creme Frappuccino from Starbucks? I’m not usually a Frappuccino kind of girl–I tend to … Continue reading

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Thanks Japan, I was confused about that before now…

This is Sean here, giving Alice a break from blogging tonight.  Words are hard, but pictures are fun!  Thank goodness Japan has finally explained how to eat my dessert, as when I first tried, I was clearly confused!

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Starbucks Sakura Lattes!

You probably already have some idea of this, but Cherry Blossoms are, in short, a REALLY BIG DEAL here in Japan. If you’re from the Washington D.C. area like us, maybe you’ve had the chance to experience the incredible sight … Continue reading

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スタバックス!

As you can probably tell, I enjoy seeing how American companies express themselves on foreign soil. As much as I love seeing what insanity McDonald’s has come up with next, Starbucks is also a great source of tasty and interesting … Continue reading

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Setsubun!

Today is Setsubun! Our textbook at school translates this as “The Annual Bean Throwing Festival” and states that it is to celebrate the coming of Spring. Japanese people celebrate by  throwing roasted soybeans, usually at the father of the household … Continue reading

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