Aug 1, 2005
My world is filled with electronic gadgets, things I believe help me get by-my i-Pod, my PDA, my digital camera, and, of course, my cellphone. Without these toys I don't know what ...
Those ubiquitous Yakult Ladies; they're everywhere! But we've never seen one with such long blond hair! Initially her customers were pretty surprised too!
The word urameshiya itself curdles the blood of many Japanese. Roughly meaning 'reproachful,' it is the lament of those who have died and become ghosts rather than finding eternal ...
Aug 1, 2005
Food & Drinks
Yakitori - skewers of chicken and veggies grilled to perfection over smokey charcoal, washed down with cold beer after a hard day's work is a delectable Japanese standard.
Jul 1, 2005
It's 7:20 pm, you're at work, and about to call it a day as you gaze out the window and catch the last snippet of another sunset while lamenting another perfect summer's day spent ...
"Daaamn it's hot!" you say as you look up at the sunlight pouring down on you.
They're two "wild'n'crazy" gaijin guys - and they're running amuck in Fukuoka! Pity the locals who get caught up in their zany stunts.
Jun 1, 2005
In order to exploit a loophole in internationally ratified whaling regulations, Japan currently engages in whaling for "scientific research purposes".
by C.P. Buckley
You've finally done it. You went out and spent 20,000 yen on a bike, got your 3,000 yen helmet from Daiei and have found a good bike shop with some experienced riders that can show...
Here's Barna (foreground) doing what he can to clean up Fukuoka's streets from littered cans, one by one. He's a six-year old golden retriever, and the star student at DoLS (Dogs L...