I think ramen makes a very good late night meal. This plece "Hakata Tenjin" is my one of my favorite ramen chain. For 500 yen (about US$4.50), you can get hot bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen. You can ask the cook to cook noodle soft or hard. Any you also get second serving of noodle free, provided you left some soup in your bow.
Car wash in Seattle
Unlike car wash in the US, Japanese car wash are usually at the gas station and is operated by the attendant. Yiu and your passenegers wait in the waiting area with free coffee and candy.
There are many Japanese cars that is not avaiable in the rest of the world, specially in the US. If you wanted to imprt them to the US, you are not allowed to do so unless car is over 25 years old.
One of the most popular cars that people now starting to import from Japan is NISSAN GT-R 1992 or older.
Do you like Japanese Ramen or Japanese Curry?
Which do you like?
Why do you think ordinaly places like those on those pictures look so calm and beautiful in Japan? Is that the air?
One opf the best way to enjoy Onsen (Hot Springs) on the budget is gop on the day trip. This onsen in Kyoto offers Onsen and Lunch for 2,000yen (Under $18.00). What a great deal.
There are many deals like this all over Japan. Do the google serach and find your Onsen.
All teas came from China.
茶 is the kanji word for "Cha" or Tea.
If you want a tea, you say "Ocha o Kudasai."
Water is 水 mizu.
If you want a whter, you can say "Omizu o Kudasai."
What is O before Cha and Mizu?
By having O, you are more polite.
You never say "Cha o Kudasai."
Although, you can say "Mizu o Kudasai."
If you have a chance, try traditional Japanese restaurant called Ryotei.
料亭: A ryōtei (料亭) is a type of luxurious traditional Japanese restaurant. Traditionally they only accept new customers by referral and feature entertainment by geisha, but in modern times this is not always the case. Ryōtei are typically a place where high-level business or political meetings can take place discreetly.
This branch looks like a word HITO in Japanese.
Doesn't it look like person walking?
You shpuld not refrain from eating on the local trains. But when it comes to long distance train, you are allowed to eat at your seat. The rule of thumb is that if there is a table, you can eat your bento. If there is no atble, look around and see aif anyone is eating.
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