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Good friends and good food: 美味しい食べ物を食べて、いい友達を作って!

May 1st 2011
Tomorrow marks my one-month anniversary in Japan. やった!Yatta! I did it. Last week, my third week, was marked by some cultural frustrations...which, now that I think about it, is pretty eerily on target for textbook culture shock timelines. First comes the blur of it all, then fascination and euphoria and finally, you hit the wall, so to speak. Then again I could be utterly and completely w ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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