• 2021.01.14


    In Germany we have special tradition for New Year. Usually people have a big party on December 31. and everybo […]

  • 2021.01.11

    Skin care!

    As many of you probably already know, I am obsessed with cosmetics and skin care! When I was a child I had ter […]

  • 2021.01.05


    Happy new year everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful new year despite the craziness of 2020. This time las […]

  • 2020.10.13


    Obon is over and we’re all getting back into the swing of things. I used the break to spend some time in […]

  • 2020.01.14

    Popular TV shows

    Many students I’ve talked to really enjoy watching English language movies and tv shows. This is a great way t […]

  • 2019.12.26

    Sunday Funday

    The best day of the week, Sunday. No work, no plans, just me and my bike. I’m not sure how many people h […]

  • 2019.12.26

    A Grenadian Christmas Celebration

    Hi all. First time poster here! I am happy to share with you some of my family’s culture. Although I am […]

  • 2019.11.14

    Japanese Professional Wrestling

    If there’s one thing the Japanese people are known for, it’s their all or nothing attitude. Every Japanese per […]

  • 2019.10.31

    OEC Halloween party 2019!!

    Last Saturday Halloween party was a blast!!! We spent great time all together playing games and the costumes w […]

  • 2019.10.31

    Menbaka Fire Ramen

    Last weekend, I went to a ramen restaurant in Kyoto called Menbaka Fire Ramen (nearest station is Nijojo-mae S […]

  • 2019.10.30

    The University Experience in Japan

    A few months back, I nervously waited the announcement of who got accepted in the college of International Rel […]

  • 2019.10.24

    Arcade (Game Centre) Culture

    In 1978, Tomohiro Nishikado (西角 友宏) (a video game designer from Osaka) developed the most famous video game of […]

  • 2019.10.23


    With Halloween right around the corner, let’s look at some Japanese urban legends which students have told me […]

  • 2019.10.21

    My Katakana Problem

    Before I came to Japan, I never realised how many English words are used in Japan in day to day life. In most […]

  • 2019.10.17

    Guy Fawkes’ Night

    When thinking of fireworks, the first image that Japanese people have is of summer. Each year all over Japan, […]

  • 2019.10.15

    Haggis Alert!

    I hope you are all prepared for the typhoon approaching, and that you’ve filled your fridge with food and wate […]

  • 2019.10.15

    Taking Care Of Your Hair

    Hello all students! This is your teacher Hannah! Do you remember me? I’m from Australia! Did you know th […]

  • 2019.10.15

    Dotonbori Rugby

    So, last week (or was it already two weeks ago ???) I found myself at the Dotonbori canal after my shift and b […]