20 Meaningful and Aesthetic Japanese Words to Know


I’m not sure when my love for the Japanese language started. Still, I have always loved the language and especially the aesthetic behind the Japanese words.  In most languages, especially in Japanese, you will find words that cannot be translated as they have no direct equivalent. These words often convey feelings or concepts that do […]

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30+ Useful Japanese Phrases for First-Time Travellers

Old Japanese characters writing - Evelyn Chai - Pixabay

Planning a trip to Japan for the first time and worried about the “language barrier”? Should you learn Japanese before going to Japan? I did go and you should too. I knew the language and equipped myself with a notebook full of useful Japanese phrases before travelling there for the first time. As a solo […]

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Japan House London, for a taste of Japanese culture in London

Sou Fujimoto, Futures of the Future - Japan House London

Are you interested in all things Japanese? Culture, food, art, literature? If the answer is yes, you must have heard of Japan House. If not here are the reasons you should visit it. In June, I visited the newly opened Japan House London, located in a revamped art deco building in London’s Kensington High Street. […]

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Creamy Baked Matcha Cheesecake Recipe

Baked Matcha Cheesecake I absolutely love cheesecake, and my recent trip to Uji has turned me into a matcha lover as well. This recipe is a perfect combination of both, reminding me of my time in Japan. Cheesecake has always been my favourite dessert ever since I first tasted the White Chocolate Baked Cheesecake at […]

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