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  1. 8 - The Kyoto Incidenthttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10161:8-the-kyoto-incident&catid=52

    It's storytellin' time on Japanatron, so curl up by the fire and enjoy a tale of a Japan road trip gone slightly wrong. You and your intestines will never forget it.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
    • Language: *
  2. January 2004 - My First Flu and Subsequent Trip to the Hospital / Meet the NHK Guyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10022-tottori-january-2004

    New Year's 2004 New Year's was great. I got 10 days off, so my mom, dad, and sister came out to visit. We toured Tokyo, Kyoto, then ended up in Tottori. Sarah and I went a New Year's party at our hotel in Kyoto. It was fun despite the fact we were by...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  3. Tips For Learning a Second Languagehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10327-tips-for-learning-a-second-language

    about the process can go a long way in making it easier and more enjoyable to learn a new language. So whether you have a trip planned, are looking to make future education plans easier, are seeking an enchantingly attractive foreigner mate, or simply...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  4. British Englishhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10197-british-english

    During a trip to the UK, I compiled a list of vocabulary that sounds "British" to American me. at the weekend biscuits = cookies brilliant bullocks can't be bothered chap cheeky cheers chips = fries crisps = chips crowd = audience dodgy fit flat hoover...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  5. Sept 2005 - Motorcycle Gangs, 3-Hour Lunchbreaks, Time to Move Onhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10032-sept-2005-motorcycle-gangs-3-hour-lunchbreaks-time-to-move-on

    I went to Santa Monica, The Getty Center, Hollywood, a Dodger game, and Disneyland. We even had time to take an overnight trip up to San Luis Obispo for wine tasting and a visit to Hearst Castle. It was a great trip, but I needed more time to visit with...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  6. The Kyoto Poopie Incidenthttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/1001-the-kyoto-incident

    really. But this is me you're talking to, so that's what you get. Anyways, I'll get to the point. I went on an all-day road trip to visit the ninja villages in Japan. It was 4 of us: me, Susumu, Shinobu, and Yoko. Anyways, we stopped to eat in Kyoto on...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  7. June 2004 - First Time on TV, Live Show, Koreahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10025-june-2004-first-time-on-tv-live-show-korea

    Rollerblading, Tottori-style I've been rollerblading a lot lately at this skateboard ramp park near my house. I've been trying to teach myself rollerblading tricks--something that every 26 year-old needs to know. It was going well; however, one fateful...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  8. How to Survive Driving in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10331-how-to-survive-driving-in-japan

    roads. Aside from making sure you have proper equipment, it's also a good idea to fill your tank before leaving for a ski trip in the countryside. You may encounter traffic or road problems along the way so you need to be prepared and ensure that you...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  9. USA Cash Appshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10403-usa-cash-apps

    On a recent trip back to the US, I was introduced to these Paypal-like "Cash Apps" that are all the rage for paying people back, splitting bills, etc. I made this list to document them for my own purposes. Cash App - Well this one has a pretty...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Rude Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10010-rude-japan

    room? A sign encouraging people to mind their manners. Some people just can't handle life in Tokyo. The umbrella posed to trip people is a nice touch. Unfortunately, few people heed these signs. Classic.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  11. How to Watch Netflix in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10176-how-to-watch-netflix-in-japan

    Japan I often miss out on cool stuff that my home country comes up with. Netflix USA and Pandora are prime examples. On one trip back to the States, my friends demonstrated the infinite advantages of an all-you-can-watch flat-rate streaming service. I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  12. Strong Yen Weak Dollarhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10132-strong-yen-weak-dollar

    my recent trip back to the States, I engaged in an engaging conversation with a learned compatriot, the staunchly patriotic father of one of my best friends. I bragged about my enjoyment of the current strong yen / weak dollar situation. I am a rich man...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  13. What Japan Taught Me About Americahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10076-what-japan-taught-me-about-america

    corruption. Thanks a lot, Adam and Eve! Like it or not Puritanism flows through the veins of America, and it doesn't take a trip to Utah to realize it. Although the culture has come a long way to counter its Puritan upbringing, elements of Puritanism...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. I Was A Freakhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10066-i-was-a-freak

    my right eyebrow. I was left with a slightly faded black eyebrow and a nasty chemical burn above my right eye. I decided a trip to the local beauty supply store was ultimately warranted. I put on a beanie to cover up the damage done, and quickly but...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. February 2005 - More Concerts, Gettin' in the Newspaper Part 2https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10030-february-2005-more-concerts-gettin-in-the-newspaper-part-2

    do much in LA other than hang out with friends and gorge myself on massive American portions. That was the point of the trip. Osaka Weekend I had a concert in Osaka recently. The show went really well, and I dug the reactions I got from people; however,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  16. December 2004 - Gettin' in the Newspaper, Japanese Class, Parties, and Concertshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10029-december-2004-gettin-in-the-newspaper-japanese-class-parties-and-concerts

    from having to do the dishes. I also took a stab at making sangria. It came out pretty good, and the taste reminded me of my trip to Spain just before moving to Japan. It was kinda funny drinking sangria in Japan. I tried to recall some of my high...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  17. August 2004 - Fireflies, Beach Parties, Festivalshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10026-august-2004-fireflies-beach-parties-festivals

    It had been a long time since last I saw them, so it was a rare treat to spend quality time with them. Highlights of the trip (for me) included a massive summer festival in Kyoto, and a relaxing day at an indoor water park in Osaka. They even attended...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  18. March 2004 - Snowboarding and Hitchhikinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10023-march-2004-snowboarding-and-hitchhiking

    and did his own thing. The time I went alone, I hopped on an empty bus on a brisk Monday morning. Half-way through the trip, the previously empty bus filled with Japanese elementary school kids. I guess that bus doesn't get many white boys decked out in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
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