Monthly Archives for January 2013

Bessho Onsen – 1

I live in Shiodadaira which located in Bessho Onsen (hot springs). I’m going to write a series about Bessho Onsen. Bessho Onsen is listed as one of the oldest Japanese hot spring. It was discovered in 72 AD. Ueda Electric … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Katsuyuki
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The greatest thing about K-car

I got into a K-car today, and despite its size, it actually didn’t seem so small from the inside and was more spacious than I thought! Not only are the backseats roomy and wider than some luxury cars (e.g. expensive … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Katsuyuki
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Japanese K-Car

The first thing that surprises you when you come to Japan is the small size of the cars. Those cars are call “K” or “Mini car” or “light automobile.” You can easily tell which car is “K” because its license … Continue reading

29. January 2013 by Katsuyuki
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High Competition of Japanese Vending Machine Deals

There are 5.4 million vending machines in Japan. One Coca-Cola costs you 120 yen or $1.40 But, some of vending machines sell for a quarter less. The vending machine technology is of such a high standard and brings many conveniences … Continue reading

28. January 2013 by Katsuyuki
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The secret of empty cans on the sidewalk

Recently, I see empty cans on the sidewalk in my neighborhood. They are placed on trees, signs and everywhere. In Japan, the smoking population is still high. Even though some cities banned smoking while walking on the street, many Japanese … Continue reading

25. January 2013 by Tomo
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