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Archive for February, 2017

10 minute-a-day Japanese Lesson-4 Posted by on Feb 25, 2017

Hi everyone. Hope you all are having a great weekend. Sorry this lesson is long over due. Hope you are ready for my next 10 minute-a-day lesson.   Today’s topic is all about wishing birthdays. I have covered this topic in the past regarding some of the expressions about wishing someone a birthday in Japanese…

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Hiroshima and Miyajima Posted by on Feb 23, 2017

The city of Hiroshima (広島) has the tragic distinction of being the first ever target of an atomic bomb. Most of the city was destroyed, and the death toll eventually reached over 140,000. These days, Hiroshima is a modern, cosmopolitan city with a population of just over 2 million in the metro area. On a…

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A Day on Miyajima Posted by on Feb 20, 2017

A Day on Miyajima

Though it’s official name is Itsukushima (厳島), it is commonly referred to as Miyajima (宮島), which means “Shrine Island.” Famous for the iconic Itsukushima Shrine, which appears to be floating at high tide, this island is one of Japan’s top attractions. A visit there, less than an hour from Hiroshima by train and ferry, is…

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10 minute-a-day Japanese Lesson – 3 Posted by on Feb 1, 2017

When is the good time to read this 10 minute a day lesson??   So, when is the good time to spend 10 minute a day to learn my quick Japanese lesson? Someone just asked me the other day, and I have to tell you, it could be really anytime of the day, but I…

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