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Survival Japanese: How To Eat Like A Local In Japan

While traveling in Japan, going out to eat various kinds of local cuisine and having unique cultural experiences will definitely be one of the most memorable takeaways from your trip. Hence, in this post, I would like to share my experiences with you eating at yatai (屋台) and oden-ya (おでん屋).

Survival Japanese: How to Travel by Train in Japan

In this Survival Japanese blog, I will provide some useful tips for travelers who will visit Japan for the first time. Know your densha and suica. Learn some useful Japanese phrases for asking directions and getting information. Test yourself on how much you know about Japanese trains.

A Guide To Learning Japanese Kanji: Traditional Approach versus Modern Approach

Kanji is a Japanese writing system derived from Chinese characters before hiragana and katakana were introduced in the Japanese language. There are more than 10,000 kanji and knowledge of 2,000 most frequently used kanji would enable 99% comprehension of written texts, which is the equivalent of kanji knowledge of a Japanese high school graduate. These commonly used kanji is known as Joyo kanji.

9 Best Apps for Japanese Language Course in 2016

We have selected 9 best apps for Japanese language course in 2016: Genki Vocab Cards, Ohayou, Waygo, Japanese by Renzo, Japanese by Nemo, Memrise, Tae Kim’s Japanese Grammar Guide, FluentU, and HelloTalk.