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World Cup Donuts at Krispy Kreme!

Well, the World Cup is wrapping up, and the varied and creative marketing efforts of companies here in Japan are coming to a close. From the McDonald’s Risotto to the Brazil Cup Noodles, there has been a huge range of … Continue reading

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Tanabata Macarons!

Happy Tanabata! The Star Festival is a romantic holiday in Japan, where two literally star crossed lovers meet once a year across the Milky Way, if the night is clear. I picked up these adorable Tanabata Macarons the other day, … Continue reading

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ハニトスト! Honey Toast!

You know it’s a good weekend when there’s Karaoke, and last weekend involved not one but TWO trips to Pasela. Pasela seems to be all the rage in Tokyo right now, and they have a huge selection of songs, with … Continue reading

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Day 3: Getting back to “normal”, and White Day During Hard Times

In Japan, many cell phones are equipped with earthquake alarms that are activated 5 to 10 seconds ahead of tremors. The sound of 30-40 all going off at once in the teacher’s room this afternoon was possibly one of the … Continue reading

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