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7 apps you should install if you’re visiting Japan

After living here for a while, here are the apps I suggest you install on your smartphone if you’re planning to visit Tokyo or live here for a while. Yurekuru Call Yurekuru Callwill alert you in case of an earthquake. You can customise the setting depending on the area you’re staying in and…

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Celebrating Tori no Ichi at Hanazono Jinja in Shinjuku

One of the best things about going to school in Shinjuku was that the school building was right next to the grounds of Hanazono Jinja, one of the best places to celebrate Tori no Ichi! What’s Tori no Ichi? Tori-no-ichi is an annual festival traditionally held in November, on days designated as days…

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