A blog about culture and love in Japan


Between Two Worlds

There’s something uncanny about traveling. When you leave your home country, the one you always lived in, the one you consider being, well, home, and go on a trip in another country to discover the culture, nothing major happens.

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A Typical Day in a Homestay Family

And here I thought I would be alone 90% of the time in Japan… Ha. That’s a good one! I’m probably alone 10% of the time, and I’m not complaining. I always have something to do. My host mother takes me almost everywhere with her.

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My Trip to Japan: How, When, Why?

Ah, Japan! Who never heard of manga or sushi? It seems everybody knows about that, because those are the first two things people talk to me about when I say I’m going to travel in Japan. The third thing people say to me is “Ni Hao”, which means “Hi” in Mandarin (Chinese). Oops! I’m going to Japan, where people speak Japanese, not Chinese.
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Welcome Here, New Reader!

Hi and welcome to my blog Japan-aholic : A blog about culture and love in Japan

It’s here that I’ll write everything I feel important sharing as I’m discovering Japan.

There will be posts on food, culture, entertainement, fashion, architecture, history, geography… everything that comes to my mind! Continue reading