Jay Dee in Japan

Collection by Jay Dee Archer

48 
Pins
 • 
19 
Followers

My Japan blog posts.

Find Hotels Near Harvey's: Hampton Inn and Suites Barrie Ontario Find Hotels, Hotels Near, Green Turtle, Hampton Inn, Marmite, Poutine, Fast Food Restaurant, Quebec City, Onion Rings

Life in Japan: What Japan Needs from Canada

Reblogged on WordPress.com

Mount Hakone Volcanic Activity Kanagawa Prefecture, Gunma, Hakone, Spring Resort, Mount Rushmore, Hello Kitty, Japan, Activities, Free

Mount Hakone Volcanic Activity

The popular hot spring resort town Hakone, here in Kanagawa Prefecture, is having quite the spectacle at the moment. The Owakudani area, which is known for its steam vents and black eggs (a local d…

Fiverr freelancer will provide Web Traffic services and 7500 website traffic from japan including Number of Regions within 15 days Chiba, Lynda Barry, Teachers Toolbox, Thinking Day, Model Train Layouts, Flags Of The World, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Illustrator Tutorials

A Japan Series You Have to See

If you like Japan, then you have to see this. Ali at Haikugirl’s Japan has a weekly series highlighting each of the prefectures in Japan. If you like geography, travel, and just learning ab…

A Local Japanese Festival Japanese Festival, Local Festivals, Japanese Culture, Jay, Reading, Blog, Reading Books, Blogging

A Local Festival in Japan - A Taste of Japan #1

This is the first video in a series about Japanese culture, sightseeing, and events. In this episode, I went to a local festival near my home.My blog: http:/...

Tsunami Advisory in Japan Following 8.3 Magnitude Chile Earthquake Tsunami, Chile, Jay, Tsunami Waves, Chili

Tsunami Advisory in Japan Following 8.3 Magnitude Chile Earthquake

Wow. This was a first. My phone made a very loud warning sound at 3:06 am, and it turned out to be a tsunami advisory. This advisory was for Sagami Bay and Miura Peninsula. I live in Fujisawa, whic…

Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests 10 Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests Reading Challenge, Writing Process, Writing A Book, So Little Time, Geography, Three Year Olds, Star Trek, Science Fiction, Have Fun

Japanese Customs that Are Shocking! (Or Not)

I recently read an article on Business Insider written by Asta Thrastardottir, someone who lives in Brooklyn. I don’t know her connection with Japan, or if she has any. She wrote this article…

Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests 10 Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests Reading Challenge, Writing Process, Writing A Book, So Little Time, Geography, Three Year Olds, Star Trek, Science Fiction, Have Fun

You’re Japanese? My Daughter’s Future

We're picking up my daughter's first passport this week. It's a Japanese passport. She has a Japanese first name, an English last name, and a face that shows mixed heritage, but brown hair. I'm sure she'll get some second looks at the airport. In Canada, she may get some curious looks when they see her…

Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests 10 Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests Reading Challenge, Writing Process, Writing A Book, So Little Time, Geography, Three Year Olds, Star Trek, Science Fiction, Have Fun

A Train Station Story

Here’s a little story about something that happened ten years ago. It happened in the first week of August 2005, just days after I climbed Mt. Fuji. Let’s just say that my inspiration t…

Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests 10 Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests Reading Challenge, Writing Process, Writing A Book, So Little Time, Geography, Three Year Olds, Star Trek, Science Fiction, Have Fun

Life in Japan: J-pop

Every country has its own brand of music. Japan has several of its own, including enka, Visual Kei, and of course, Japanese pop (or J-pop). This week’s question comes from Joanne Corey. Do y…

Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests 10 Reasons Every Writer Should Enter Weekly Flash Fiction Contests Reading Challenge, Writing Process, Writing A Book, So Little Time, Geography, Three Year Olds, Star Trek, Science Fiction, Have Fun

Life in Japan on Video?

To get my YouTube channel out of its rather quiet state, I thought I needed something to give it a weekly video series. And then it hit me, Life in Japan! I will be taking your questions and my ans…

Life in Japan: Learning Kanji Foreign Words, Hiragana, Chinese Characters, Japan, Writing, Learning, Life, Studying, Teaching

Life in Japan: Learning Kanji

There are three writing systems in Japan: hiragana (ひらがな), which is the main phonetic set of characters; katakana (カタカナ), which is the phonetic characters used mainly for foreign words; kanji (漢字),…

The Japanese Yen depreciated by 2 percent yesterday as Asian markets trade higher after crude oil prices surged by 1 percent owing to release of crude inventories data Lost Wallet, Bank Of Japan, Forex Trading Tips, Japanese Yen, Japanese Culture, Asian Market, Least Favorite, Crude Oil, Japan Post

Life in Japan: Least Favourite Thing

Another week has passed. Time goes by too quickly. Well, it’s time for another question about living in Japan. This is kind of a part two question from the last week. Again, it’s S. R.…

Kinkakuji Temple, or Golden Pavilion Temple in Kyoto, Japan Temple Of The Golden Pavilion, Japan With Kids, Deer Garden, Cheap Places To Visit, Kyoto Garden, Temple Pictures, Japan Travel Tips, Travel Guide, Travel Checklist

Life in Japan: Touring in Kyoto

In honour of my tenth anniversary of living in Japan, I am starting a series where I answer questions about Japan. I previously asked for questions and got several, and I’ll do them every we…

Fiverr freelancer will provide Web Traffic services and 7500 website traffic from japan including Number of Regions within 15 days Chiba, Lynda Barry, Teachers Toolbox, Thinking Day, Model Train Layouts, Flags Of The World, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Illustrator Tutorials

What Is Japan?

As expected, the response to the Canada post was much less. However, I did expect a bit more than that. But now, another country. This time, it’s the country I live in, Japan. With 1,130 v…

Life in Japan: Beautiful Japan Around The Corner, Places Ive Been, Most Beautiful, Waterfall, The Past, Scenery, Japan, Explore, Plants

Life in Japan: Beautiful Japan

Japan is often known for its big cities, pop culture, and history. But did you know Japan has a lot of beautiful scenery? This week’s question comes from tlclark. What is the most beautiful a…