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A to Wa of Japan: Week 45 (last in the series)

A to Wa of Japan: Week 45 (last in the series)

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again, and this is the last in the series! Last week’s post was about things beginning with ろ (ro) and we looked at Rokurokubi (轆轤首). This week we are looking at things beginning with わ (wa). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week (and to … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 44

A to Wa of Japan: Week 44

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  れ (re) and we looked at Rebun-to (礼文島). This week we are looking at things beginning with ろ (ro). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: zoomingjapan suggested rotenburo (露天風呂 / outdoor hot spring baths), and Rokko-san (六甲山 … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 43

A to Wa of Japan: Week 43

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  る (ru) and we looked at Ruriko-ji (瑠璃光寺). This week we are looking at things beginning with れ (re). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Japan Australia suggested Rendai-ji (蓮台寺 / an onsen town in Shizuoka Prefecture), and … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 42

A to Wa of Japan: Week 42

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  り (ri) and we looked at Rishiri-to (利尻島). This week we are looking at things beginning with る (ru). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Japan Australia suggested Ruriko-ji (瑠璃光寺 / a temple in Yamaguchi), and Rusutsu (留寿都 / a ski … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 41

A to Wa of Japan: Week 41

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  ら (ra) and we looked at Ranma (欄間 / らんま). This week we are looking at things beginning with り (ri). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Zooming Japan suggested Rilakkuma (リラックマ / a bear character); ThroughTheLookingGlassAndDownTheRabbitHole … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 40

A to Wa of Japan: Week 40

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  よ (yo) and we looked at Yoyogi Koen (代々木公園). This week we are looking at things beginning with ら (ra). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: UK Seikatsu suggested ramen (ラーメン / a noodle soup dish using … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 39

A to Wa of Japan: Week 39

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  ゆ (yu) and we looked at Yu (湯 / ゆ). This week we are looking at things beginning with よ (yo). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: UK Seikatsu suggested Yokohama (横浜 / the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture), … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 38

A to Wa of Japan: Week 38

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  や (ya) and we looked at yatai (屋台). This week we are looking at things beginning with ゆ (yu). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Sequins and Cherry Blossom suggested (o)yu (お湯 / literally ‘hot water’, but … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 37

A to Wa of Japan: Week 37

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  も (mo) and we looked at momiji (紅葉). This week we are looking at things beginning with や (ya). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: UK Seikatsu suggested Yakushima (屋久島 / a small island in Kagoshima Prefecture), yakitori … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 36

A to Wa of Japan: Week 36

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  め (me) and we looked at Meibutsu (名物). This week we are looking at things beginning with も (mo). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Nippaku suggested Momotaro (桃太郎 / the legendary Peach Boy); Japan Australia suggested momo (もも … Continue reading