You never know the kind of things people will think up. The other day I was walking through Toys R Us in Odiaba and I found this
So I have some interesting news. I went Snowboarding last Friday. My first time. I fell and fell and fell and then I fell some more and then I had lunch. Then after lunch I went out and I fell some more and some more and then again I fell some more. You get the idea.
In America we have the famous after Christmas sales. In Japan, as the biggest holiday of the year is New Year’s Day they have after New Year’s sales or Hatsu-uri, literally "first sale". But on top of that, one of the big traditions during this time is the tradition of Fukubukuro pronounced foo-koo-boo-koo-row. Fuku means surprise, bukuro means bag. In English we would call them "gab bags"
Looking for good Italian food in Tokyo? My friends Pat and Austin introduced me to Salvatore