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Book Announcement: Drinking Bomb & Shooting Meth: Alcohol and Drug Use in Japan

Drinking Bomb and Shooting Meth: Alcohol and Drug Use in Japan Jeffrey W. Alexander In Japan, beer has been known, since the 1960s, as the “beverage of the masses,” and whisky culture has roots stretching back to the 1950s. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese drinking games

One important cultural constant anywhere and everywhere in Japan is the fine pastime of drinking. Maybe you’re finishing up a language program somewhere and it’s time to kick back with your friends, or maybe you’re just arriving as an English … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: How’s it made: Sake!

With all that’s going on overseas, we hope that our continued posting as usual here helps take some peoples’ minds off of everything. Or at least that this post encourages you to sit back, take a deep breath, and treat … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Sake & Japanese Food Navigator

Japan is well-known for its food, whether it be now-ubiquitous sushi, cute and quirky bento, or the “It’s fried and looks delicious!… wait, it’s WHAT?!” that travelers experience more often than they’d like. However, for those of you looking to … Continue reading

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