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A Restaurant that is Gentle to Women Posted by on Oct 29, 2020

Gender inequality (男女不平等) still seems to be alive and strong in Japan.  But now it has become discreet without also being ill-intentioned.  What I mean is that nobody seems to have any idea that s/he is discriminating (差別する) or is being discriminated against. Perhaps discrimination may be too strong of a word.  Stereotyped, or over-generalized may be more…

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24 Hours in Osaka Posted by on Jul 28, 2016

Osaka (大阪市 Ōsaka-shi) is the second largest city in Japan, and one of the largest in the world. With just a day to spend here, head to the Osaka Castle and spend some time exploring the scenic park that surrounds. When night falls, check out Dotonbori – a neon-lit area full of karaoke bars, pachinko…

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Japanese Ramen Posted by on Jul 7, 2011

There are certain places in Japan that are famous for its ramen. For example, Sapporo Ramen (札幌ラーメン) is a type of miso (味噌) ramen. Miso is a type of thick paste used to flavor soups and sauces. If you like your ramen salty, then you’ll probably like Sapporo Ramen. Sapporo is a city up in…

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