Entries tagged: Japan

GeneralNihongo Blog

Cats, cats and more cats

It’s the Year of the Rat according to the Chinese zodiac. In fact, the rat is the first in a cycle of twelve animals that take turns representing each passing year. Besides the rat, there’s[…]

GeneralNihongo Blog

What do we do for Christmas?

What do people do at Christmastime in a country, like Japan, with no Catholic or Christian tradition? Well, we also celebrate Christmas, but in our own way. Businesses kick off their Christmas campaigns well before[…]

Fighting the cold! GeneralNihongo Blog

Fighting the cold!

Now that it’s really started to get cold, here are some of things the Japanese do to keep warm.