Japan-aholic

A blog about culture and love in Japan


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On Being An Asian Foreigner In Japan

There’s a lot of information out there on the internet about how it is for clearly foreign-looking people to live in Japan. But I think there’s less information about what it’s like as an Asian-looking person.

So this week, I decided to “interview” my close friend Jungmi (who’s Korean) about her experience as an Asian foreigner living in Japan.

Here is the video:

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Earthquakes in Japan: Shindo Scale

Japan, the country where earthquakes occur everyday, has many tricks up in its sleeve to prevent and recover from those natural disasters. I didn’t know until very recently that Japan uses a different scale to measure earthquakes than does Canada, so I wanted to share that information with you guys!

Watch this video to know more about the Shindo ( 震度 ) scale, among other things.


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Announcement: I’m Now On YouTube!

Hey guys!

Just a short post to introduce you to my brand new YouTube Channel!

I’ve been wanting to do videos for a lonnng time now, as some topics are hard to write about on a blog (especially since I have to put pictures every now and then to make it easier to read, but I haven’t got pictures that fit with every post I want to write).

So, here’s the introduction video!

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