Portable North Pole, the popular website and mobile application that allows users to personalize video messages from Santa Claus, will be coming to Japan soon. Help the company behind the service gain an insight into the Japanese market by completing the survey below, and get a free Dominos voucher for ¥1,000 yen as well as a free personalized video for your child or other loved one!
With many celebrities, professional athletes and health food gurus advocating its benefits, the Paleo Diet is something you’ve probably heard a lot about recently. It is based on the notion of eating how the human body is genetically designed to eat dating back to the Paleolithic era (aka caveman times). But what exactly does this mean, and how does it apply to those of us in Japan?
After nearly two years of renovations, the Teien Museum at Shirokanedai finally reopened last November. As its name in Japanese implies, the museum is set in beautifully manicured gardens, but unlike many other Japanese gardens in the area, the Teien is uncluttered and presents a canvas for some large scale 20th century sculpture. Unfortunately, the garden is still undergoing a makeover and as such is only partially open to visitors. Tantalising glimpses of the outdoor artworks are, however, available from both the second story of the museum and from the drive in front of the building.
To experience traditional Japan, sometimes you need to leave the city. Considered the second least populated prefecture in the country, Shimane is often bypassed by travelers. But hidden behind the Chugoku mountains is a picturesque former castle town called Matsue. To miss Matsue is to miss one of the places that still carries the soul of Japan.
If you’re a breastfeeding mother in Tokyo, it’s likely you’ve experienced the awkward train nursing session, or the scavenger hunt for privacy when a nursing room wasn’t in sight. You may have even flashed a few strangers while struggling to put on a nursing cover. The struggle is very real for breastfeeding mothers, but that shouldn’t mean house confinement until the child weans. Breastfeeding on the go shouldn’t be inconvenient, and these are the exact sentiments of designer and developer of maternity and nursing clothing brand Mo-House, Yuka Mitsuhata.