Let’s go couch surfing now, everybody’s learning how….

On Saturday morning, all of the sudden, my housemate said, “a Europian woman sent an email. She wants to stay here on Sunday’s night. ”
“What?” I said.
He had registered for Couch Surfing (couchsurfing.com). I knew he wanted to do it, but I thought he hadn’t registered for it yet. Because he hadn’t readied a room for visitors. So, I was super surprised. 😵

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Happy anniversary to me!

One year has passed since I started writing this blog. 🎉   This is the first time I’ve been able to continue posting on a social network for a long period of time. So far, although I’ve had several social network accounts, I couldn’t continue them. Because it always became a pain in the butt after a few posts.

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Psychology quiz 2

I’m going to ask you to draw some things.
Get a pen and some paper.

  1.  Draw a house
  2.  Draw a chimney
  3.  Draw a pond
  4.  Draw an animal

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Psychology quiz

You are traveling on a long journey with five animals.
The five animals are a donkey, a cat, a wolf, a cow and a raccoon.
But you have some troubles in the middle of the journey, and you have to say “goodbye” one by one to each of the animals.
Which order do you say goodbye to animals?

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Bunking up on the road!

When I decide on an accommodation while traveling, I often think I want to stay in a unique place. Naturally, I want to choose someplace cheap and comfortable. And when I’m not traveling alone, I wonder which type of room should I choose to stay in with my friend?

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Wassup? Wasabi!

wasabi farm1

I visited a big wasabi farm in Azumino of Nagano prefecture. Irrigation is provided by natural spring water, and its temperature is around 13 degrees Celsius in all seasons. It needs to grow for about 2 years before it can be harvested and eaten.

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Mystery of Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto-jo

Back side of Matsumoto castle

Matsumoto Castle is a National Treasure in Japan. Construction of the elegant black and white structure began in 1592In the picture above we can see the side of the castle which was built in the period of the warring states.

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