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Daiso, the most famous 100-yen shop in Japan

Have you ever heard of a shop called “Daiso”? Daiso is a large franchise of 100-yen shop founded in Japan. You might have heard of the name even if you haven’t been to Japan since Daiso has locations in twenty-six countries and regions worldwide.   What kind of items Daiso sells? This is a difficult…

‘Omiyage’ in Kanazawa

What is お土産(omiyage) in the first place? I’d like to write what お土産(omiyage) is before I tell you about omiyage in Kanazawa. I think it is one of Japanese cultures that people buy some souvenirs for their family, friends or co-workers when they go on a trip. When I take a vacation and go on…

Useful and unique vending machines!

One of the things I was surprised about when I traveled abroad was that vending machines are not very common like in Japan. There are vending machines at almost every corner in the center of Tokyo, and they are very familiar for me since I often buy beverages from vending machines. The first vending machine…

Takoyaki museum in Odaiba

I have already written a little bit about Odaiba in my article “Bye bye Gumdam(RX-78-2)”. Odaiba is one of the famous shopping areas in Tokyo. There are four shopping malls, and each mall has different characters. I would like to write about the shopping malls in Odaiba someday, but let me tell you about a…