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Can you get cereal in Japan?
11 hours ago
Do people even eat cereal?
Do I need snow shoes in Tokyo?
2 days ago
I have boots but should I get winter boots?
1 day ago
Honestly, it helps to have one pair of shoes with sturdy grip for the one or two days that it snows. But other than that, it might be too clunky to wear otherwise if they're heavy duty winter boot...
So what is the second state of emergency like?
6 days ago
Japan's getting worse right?
3 days ago
Yeah. Places are a little less crowded but because schools are open and many companies still require people to come into the office, people are still out, much much more than last time. There'...
Will Japan get another stimulus check?
I hope for it.
You mean in addition to the 10 man from last year? Who knows? They approved a stimulus package but it doesn't say if it includes another cash handout...i hope it does
Why is osechi so expensive?
The prices are shocking to me.
Maybe because it has so many little dishes?
How do you throw away old nail polish?
I feel like Japan would be strict about that kind of thing?
I asked a friend. You have to separate the container (non burnable), the cap (plastics) and the inside (burnable). My friend recommends pouring liquid on cloth or newspaper and throwing it out in a pl...
How cold does it get in Japan?
Do people wear thick coats?
Where in Japan? In Hokkaido, yes. Tokyo, somewhat. And Okinawa, not really. Location matters.
How do I refuse a bag/wrapping in Japanese?
I feel bad saying "No bag" in English every time. Especially at those nicer shops.
Try "そのままで大丈夫です” （Sono mama de daijoubu desu) or if they ask if you need a bag, just say Kekkou desu or Daijoubu desu. Hand gestures like waving your hand also help. But the nicer shops mig...
I want to get my legs waxed but I don't know which company to choose
I see all the ads but there's so many to choose from.
Do you speak Japanese? I heard some companies are strict about being able to understand all the medical and legal terms when signing the forms, as you often have to sign up for a year or two minimum c...
I can't eat seafood. Will that limit my options for food severely in Japan?
Yeah, I know. People are shocked I plan to go to Japan when I can't even eat sushi.
You will have no problem! There are SO many other options. Yakiniku, ramen, soba, etc etc etc