I’m back?

Hey, how are you? You doing good? Making changes in your life to move forward? I’m not talking career-changing moves although if that’s what’s happening, I wish you the best of luck. I had in mind small tweaks to your perspective, to see your life in a different light. It only costs a little time […]

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Taxi driver’s tip to stay safe: “The one thing you should say if you run into yakuza”

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
When one of our Japanese-language reporters stepped into a taxi the other day, the driver suddenly turned to him and asked, “Sir, do you know what you should say if you have a run in with some yakuza?” Our man was a bit taken aback by the sudden question out of…

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A long time in the making…

I’m sitting in a dentist’s office, notice I didn’t say my dentist’s office, waiting on a friend. I’m reviewing in my mind the first time I found someone on YouTube that I not only could relate to but was accessible as well. Mark is his name and he is no longer active on YouTube, but […]

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Be Mr. Sato’s online friend, and he might take you to dinner, like he did with these foreign fans

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
When two loyal readers from Hawaii said they’d be in Tokyo for a few days, Mr. Sato sprang into action. When he’s not putting his life on the line in the course of writing articles, RocketNews24’s Japanese-language reporter Mr. Sato sends out messages from his Twitter account. His tweets are all…

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Jaw-dropping Japanese “sea of clouds” is a great reason to visit Tokyo’s northern neighbor

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Just a few hours outside of Tokyo, but visually worlds away. Japan’s Chichibu region is located at the western end of Saitama Prefecture, with Tokyo bordering its southern edge. By train, it takes about two and a half hours to get to Chichibu from central Tokyo, which makes it a popular…

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