March 28, 2017

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My Life In Japan

  • Institut Français

    By Marc Hello everyone! A few months ago, a friend of mine told me that Iidabashi is an area in Tokyo where you often run into French people.  I went to Lidabashi in January and…

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  • Hatsumode

    During the first week of the New Year, it is traditional for Japanese people to go shrines and make wishes. I spent the New Year at my friends' house and we went to a shrine…

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  • Happy New Year

      Happy New Year!  I present to you all my best wishes for the new year 2016. May the health, joy and prosperity be with you and that your wishes come true! By Marc

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  • Where You Can Find Rhubarb Jam in Japan

      It’s common for eating habits to differ between countries. France and Japan are no different.   I’ve noticed that produce that is widely available in France is not common at all in Japan. When…

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  • Discovering Rituel

    Rituel is a bakery specializing in viennoiseries.  Viennoiserie is a style of bread that includes croissant and pastries. Rituel opened it’s first location at Maison IENA in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo. The building is built in the…

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  • Merry Christmas

      Merry Christmas to you! I wish you merry Christmas from Tokyo. I wish you a lot of happiness, peace and love wherever you are in the world. By Marc

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  • Christmas Market at Yebis

    Last night, I went to Yebisu Garden Place to see the Christmas market with the illuminations and the Christmas tree. It was really beautiful. For someone who doesn't know Yebisu, it is an amazing place…

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  • Do you know Maison Kayser bakeries?

    I haven't heard of Maison Kayser before living in Japan. However, in France, I sometimes went to their bakery without knowing that it was Maison Kayser. I went to the bakery because it has a…

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