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Livrari la domiciliu

Se intampla in Japonia, Setagaya-Ku (Tokyo): Mc Donald’s Japan face incepand din decembrie anul trecut si livrari la domiciliu. Programul experimental se adreseaza casnicelor cu copii mici care nu se pot deplasa pana la cel mai apropiat restaurant. In aglomerari … Continue reading

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Scobitoarea I

Voi lansa azi o serie săptămânală pe teme culinare (I vine de la postul numărul I) ce își propune sa apară săptămânal marția de la ora 13. Pofta buna! Continue reading

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Vă plac pinguinii?

In urmă cu câțiva ani mă aflam la Osaka și am vizitat acvariul (Kaiyukan). Fiind weekend, sau ceva sărbătoare orișicât, s-a întâmplat că așteptarea în fata intrării s-a întins undeva spre 30-45 minute. Nu-s omul care sa stea la coada atâta amar de vreme dar cum mă aflam eu împreună cu doua domnițe dornice să viziteze minunăția, am fost oarecum nevoit de împrejurare  să-mi … Continue reading

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Pasarea

Ornitologul i-ar putea da un nume. Fotograful ii da o mie. De cuvinte ..

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Cadou de Craciun

Marry Christmas &  Happy New Year!

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Japanese Flavour – Sushi

Joi seara am pregatit Sushi. Ingredientele necesare : orez (rotund si sticky, cel pentru rizotto e preferabil unuia basmati), otet de orez, peste proaspat: filet de ton si somon, sos de soia si wasabi. In cazul in care nu aveti … Continue reading

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Semanatoare orez color 1200dpi

Sengoku Warrior, originally uploaded by Mihai Japan. Ati auzit probabil si voi de artisti talentati care picteaza pe un bob de orez dar cel putin eu, e prima oara cand aud de o semanatoare COLOR pentru orez. 1200 DPI (pentru … Continue reading

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Change is in the air

After half century the Japanese opposition wins in a landslide election. A few fresh notes from a NY Times article: “A rare display of democratic muscle in this traditionally apolitical nation” “About 70 percent of Japan’s voters cast ballots, according … Continue reading

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Vize Japonia

Ambasada Japoniei la Bucuresti a anuntat eliminarea vizelor turistice pentru cetatenii romani care doresc sa viziteze Japonia incepand cu data de 1 septembrie 2009: Cu ocazia aniversarii a 50 de ani de la reluarea relatiilor diplomatice dintre România si Japonia, … Continue reading

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4chan name origin

While many consider 4chan just a western answer to the japanese 2chan = Futaba Chanell = two leaves chanell (and there indeed there are 4 leaves on the logo), one can’t overlook the fact that traditional japanese humor feeds from … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Miyajima

Itsukushima (??) is an island in the Inland Sea of Japan. It is popularly known as Miyajima (??), the Shrine Island. Itsukushima is part of the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture since 2005. The island of Itsukushima, including the … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Todai

I visited Todai on Monday for the Spring Conference Meeting of the Institute of Electrostatics Japan. The Hongo campus is a very interesting marriage between the meiji style and modern building technologies and materials. The red gate: Akamon, and the … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Matcha

(Matcha – 抹茶)

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Restaurant Romania in Tokyo

If you happened to be in Tokyo and looking for some great Romanian food i would always recommend: Restaurant Romania レストラン ルーマニア Tokyo-to, Nakano Ku, Hon Chou 1-32-24 Opening hours – 11:00~15:00 and 17:00~22:00 Telephone – 03-5334-5341 Max: 45 people … Continue reading

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Roses and Chocolate – Valentine’s in Japan

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Foto Quiz

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YouTube video bar – Pimped

Based on the Google AJAX Search API (beta) the Google Video Bar lets you put YouTube Videos on Your Web Page. The script wizard page is here. What i wanted to do was to “hand pick” a few unrelated youtube … Continue reading

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Segway test @ Toyohashi Matsuri

(Wikipedia)The Segway PT is a two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle invented by Dean Kamen. It is produced by Segway Inc. of New Hampshire, USA. The name “Segway” is a homophone of “segue” (a smooth transition, literally Italian for “follows”). PT is … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Sakura Photos

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Japanese flavour – Cherry Blossom (sakura)

Sakura or Cherry Blossom (Japanese kanji & Chinese character: ? or ?; hiragana: ???; katakana: ???) is the Japanese name for ornamental cherry trees, Prunus serrulata, and their blossoms. Cherry fruit (known as sakuranbo) come from a different species of … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Babies

With the birth rate dropping year after year, it is time for all of us “youngsters” to think about it. I’ll post here as support some baby photos and a good news I’ve read on BBC News Asia Pacific. News … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Shibuya

Shibuya (???, Shibuya-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. As of 2005, it had an estimated population of 195,877 and a density of 12,960 persons per km². The total area is 15.11 km². The name “Shibuya” … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – The New Year meal box

The traditional Japanese New Year meal for January 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

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Japanese flavour – Tokyo Tower by Night

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Japanese flavour – Our Christmas Cake

Well this is the Christmas cake we had. Chocolate … so delicious, I can’t wait for the next Christmas ..

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Japanese flavour – Christmas Cake

Today at lunch we had a tasty Christmas cake. The nice ladies (around me in the picture) are the ones taking care of the good functioning of JST Plaza Osaka. Holidays are coming … get ready people !

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Japanese flavour – Jokes about..

A Japanese exchange student sat in a science classroom, totally stumped at a question on the final exam. The question asked: “Give four advantages of breast milk.” What to write? He sighed, thinking he could not use personal experience. Suddenly, … Continue reading

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Japanese Flavour – Water bathing Pigeons

Knowing the passion of Japanese people for soaking in a bath one should not be surprised learning that in Japan, pigeons do bath in water …. the following pictures I took on a sunny November day (24 Celsius) are the … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Parks

Photo of the Yakushi-ike park in Tokyo.

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Japanese flavour – Kimono 着物

Kimono (Japanese: 着物, literally “something worn”, i.e., “clothes”) are the traditional garments of Japan. Originally kimono was used for all types of clothing, but it came to refer specifically to the full-length garment that is still worn by women, men, … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – What is marriage ?

This “monument” in Ise i was told it’s a symbol of marriage… the rope tides the two rocks: man and woman. I wondered as i saw it if this is what it takes to keep man and woman together.

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Japanese flavour – Osaka, Shin Umeda City

There is a place at heart of Osaka that one must not miss … The Shin Umeda City with it’Floating Garden Observatory at the top of the Sky Building (40F). One of the highest buildings in Japan offer day and … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Osaka, The Castle

Enjoy this beautifull evening view of the Osaka Jo

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Japanese flavour – Osaka, Aquarium

Have u ever waited in a row 30 minutes at 45.C and 50% RH to get to see Noth Pole penguins? The folowing video shows them beeing fish feed: while this one gives an under water perspective: Well it is … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Tokyo and The Tower

A place to visit in Tokyo …. u can start from here …. and then chose your next target! The video quality is not so great. Sorry..

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Japanese flavour – Kamakura

Close to Tokyo, the busy capital of Japan, there is a refuge for prey and meditation in Kamakura. Accessible by a funny old style coastal rail Kamakura, and the near by Enoshima, are places to relax and find some old … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Kyoto

I’ve only spent 5 hours in Kyoto but my heart was for ever captured by the beauty of this old, once the capital city of Japan. It was a quiet Saturday afternoon that i got there and if u don’t … Continue reading

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Trip to Kyoto, Nagoya and Tokyo

Dear friends, I’m planing a one week trip to those 3 Japanese cities for the weekend and week ahead… any hint or recommendation is welcomed. I will of course keep u update with photos and comments …. Thanks!

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Japanese flavour – Fireworks

There is something special about fireworks in Japan. They are big … and when i say BIG … i ment it… check out this 8 minute video … it is from yahoo video page.. Osaka fireworks @ Yahoo! Video

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Certified Alien

Dear friends, According to the Japanese Ministry of Justice I’m a certified alien. I’ve just received it (the certificate) and I was eager to share the news with you all. Don’t be surprised if I get the looks too…

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Japanese flavour – Fundoshi

Ever wondered what japanese underwear looks like ? Fundoshi is the traditional japanese man’s underwear. It is very confortable btw… Compared to other japanese clothing it is by far the easier to fit on..

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Japanese flavour – Tokkuri & Guinomi

Kutani made: Tokkuri & Guinomi – (sake flask and cup) Kutani is very delicately worked with hair fine brush work for minute detail and an all-over design. Stippling and tiny crosshatch marks were employed, and many attractive Oriental scenes were … Continue reading

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Izumigaoka Pool

The Izumigaoka Pool, located 300 m from my apart. building, a nice place to spend a sunny weekend day. the website … http://www.izumigaoka-pool.jp/ is JAPANESE only… ?????????????????????????????????? take a look at this facility as it was build in 1972…. no … Continue reading

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Japanese flavour – Dining

I am still looking for a small Japanese table for my new apartment… in the mean time I’ve assigned the ironing pad as temporary table. And yes, about the food: Japanese food is delicious. I just love it!

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Japanese flavour – Yukata

Yukata (Japanese: ??) is a Japanese summer garment. People wearing yukata are a common sight at fireworksdisplays, bon-odori festivals, and other summer events. The yukata is a casual form of kimono that is also frequently worn after bathing at traditional … Continue reading

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9 th floor japanese room

and the sunday morning came ….a beautifull nigth view ….

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THE KILLER BEE…

A huge killer bee forcely entered our office today. A King Kong terror movie reaction followed but the cold bloded Shimazaki san put her to rest with two shoots of MAGNUM JET. Her faith was sealed and in a couple … Continue reading

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Japan – arrival

Am ajuns in japonia la Osaka. dupa ce la paris avionul a fost deteriorat de un camion pe pista si a trebuit schimbat .. la osaka nu a mai ajuns bagajul meu. se pare ca a plecat prost de la … Continue reading

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Japan…

Plecarea in Japonia (Osaka)- programata pe 27 iunie.

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