• Japan’s Night Trains: The Izumo Sunrise Express ★ ONLY in JAPAN #32

    Night trains! That’s right. Japan has a few of them left.From Tokyo, there is one that departs daily, and if you arrive in Japan with a JR Rail Pass you can ride it – with no additional cost. That means you save on a night at a hotel while enjoying the sights of the Japanese countryside. Talk about killing two birds with one stone! Departing at 10pm daily, the Sunrise Izumo & Sunrise Seto is Tokyo’s last daily night train.The […]

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  • COMPLETE WASABI GUIDE: Facts and Information with Video

    If you’ve ever eaten sushi, you know about wasabi. It’s green and sort of spicy, the kind of spicy that burns through your nose. Pretty awesome, right? It dawned on me that after many years in Japan, I knew very little about this plant. I mean, was it even a condiment? How’s it grown? Where does it come from? How much does fresh wasabi really cost? Is it a root? I headed to Nagano’s DAIO WASABI FARM to get all […]

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  • Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    There are many reasons to stay at a capsule hotel. Perhaps you missed your last train, worked too long or just plain got drunk and need somewhere to crash. For tourists visiting Japan, there’s one reason in particular. It’s an amazing only in japan experience on the cheap! Let’s face it, you’ve got to stay somewhere! One of the most popular capsule hotels in Japan is the Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho neighbourhood. Shinjuku Golden Gai is only […]

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  • Japanese Public Bathing Exposed: The Naked Truth ★ ONLY in JAPAN no.26

    I remember when I first came to Japan and a new Japanese friend invited me to a sento, a public bath. My first thought was “WTF dude! I’m not going get naked with you in the same bath and pretend you aren’t some naked guy next.” I grew up bathing in private, usually with just a quick shower and have considered nudity as the first step to … you know!! He probably thought my reaction was as weird as I thought him […]

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  • おしごとの英語シリーズ ビデオポッドキャスト for Smart.fm no.5

    This is おしごとの英語シリーズ ビデオポッドキャスト no.5 for smart.fm (now called iknow or iknow.jp) I made a series of 8 shows highlighting their Office English course. It went on the become the no.1 video on iTunes Japan for 4 months in 2009! This episode features 4 key phrases     and we use them in an example sentence and in a drama / skit called “The Office Boys”     Educational Information + Entertainment! EduTainment!! Watch Part 4 online here. Part 6 coming soon.

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  • An Arm and a Leg | 値段が高い 第20回「Idiomania | イディオマニア

    第20回目のテーマは「An arm and a leg」 今日の慣用句は an arm and a leg です。 直訳では「腕と脚を失う」となりますが、慣用句では「大金を払う」「値段が高い」という意味になります。 We talk about the origin of this idiom then practice it in a listening practice and skit. In the skit, a stranger wants to buy a used car, but the salesman tries to sell him expensive cars. In the end, the stranger finds a very nice and affordable car. Note: This is the first appearance of the character “Strangeman”        

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  • An Arm and a Leg | 値段が高い 第20回「Idiomania | イディオマニア

    An Arm and a Leg | 値段が高い 第20回「Idiomania | イディオマニア

    第20回目のテーマは「An arm and a leg」 今日の慣用句は an arm and a leg です。 直訳では「腕と脚を失う」となりますが、慣用句では「大金を払う」「値段が高い」という意味になります。 We talk about the origin of this idiom then practice it in a listening practice and skit. In the skit, a stranger wants to buy a used car, but the salesman tries to sell him expensive cars. In the end, the stranger finds a very nice and affordable car. Note: This is the first appearance of the character “Strangeman”        

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  • 第22回 Skate on Thin Ice | 危ない橋を渡る 「Idiomania | イディオマニア」

    第22回 Skate on Thin Ice | 危ない橋を渡る 「Idiomania | イディオマニア」

    「Skate on thin ice」今回の慣用句は「skate on thin ice」です。 直訳では「薄い氷の上でスケートをする」ですが、 慣用句では「危ない橋を渡る」「危険な立場にある」「際どい問題を扱う」という意味になります。This idiom means to do something risky or possibly dangerous. In the skit, Abdul skates on thin ice with the boss for harassing the boss’s daughter! Be careful Abdul!

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  • 第6回 Paint the Town Red パーッと行こう!「Idiomania | イディオマニア 」

    第6回 Paint the Town Red パーッと行こう!「Idiomania | イディオマニア 」

      [fblike url=”http://facebook.com/weblish” style=”standard” showfaces=”true” width=”550″ verb=”recommend” font=”arial”] 今日の慣用句はPaint the town redです。直訳すると「町を赤く塗りましょう。 」ですが、これが「パーッと行こう!」「酒を飲みに行こう。」という意味になります。 paint the town red 大いに[豪勢に]飲み歩く、街に繰り出して愉快にやる ・They painted the town red after receiving their winter bonuses. : 彼らは冬のボーナスをもらい、酒を飲み歩いた。 ・Let’s paint the town red. : パーッと行こう!◆酒を飲みに行くときなど。

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