Monthly Archives for December 2015

Hatsuhinode, Oarai Beach, Ibaraki

In Japan, New Years is celebrated differently compared to other countries. Since today is New Year’s Eve here is how my celebration went a couple years back. First we went to the temple at night and waited for Hatsumode, which … Continue reading

31. December 2015 by Eileen
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The Instant Ramen Museum, Ikeda, Osaka

The Instant Ramen Museum in Ikeda, Osaka is dedicated to Momofuku Ando the creator and founder of Cup Noodles. It is one of those places you have to check out if you have ever eaten Cup Noodles. What’s cool is … Continue reading

30. December 2015 by Eileen
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Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo

There was a manga I read a long time ago called Comic Party. It was about people going to comiket (Comic Market) and doing what they love, which is drawing manga. The place they would go to is this upside … Continue reading

29. December 2015 by Eileen
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Billiken Deity, Tsutenkaku, Osaka

There is a tower in Osaka specifically in Shinsekai (new world) Osaka that was built before World War I. When I visited this tower I was attracted by the numerous Ultimate Muscle statues, figures, souvenirs etc., but when I saw … Continue reading

28. December 2015 by Eileen
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Christmas Illumination, Omotesando Hills Mall, Tokyo

Being just a couple of days away from Christmas here is a little something you can do in Japan. Around December time, Omotesando in Tokyo is illuminated with Christmas lights. It is a great place to wander around for photos … Continue reading

23. December 2015 by Eileen
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