Best JPN/JLPT study apps

Are you having trouble with kanji, hiragana, katakana, or all three of them? Over the past year, I’ve downloaded many apps onto my Ios (both free and paid). I have books that I like to study from as well but,….. sometimes you just want an app, you know?. Why not?

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Autumn at Takato Castle Park

So, the other day we went to Takato Castle Ruins to view the autumn leaves before they all fall off. HOWEVER, sadly to say we were a bit late because about 75% of the maple trees had already lost most of their leaves. Autumn’s maple viewing (mamiji) is like spring’s cherry blossom viewing (hanabi) in […]

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Kawafune Soba Shop

Strolling around at night in Matsumoto city is chilly, especially during the fall seasons heading towards the winter months. If your planing to do any bit of walking, dress warm!. But, in case you’ve under estimated Nagano’s weather (like I always do), have no fear! there are plenty of shops and cafes to warm yourself […]

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