Rakuten, one of the largest online shopping malls in Japan, offers millions of products to Japanese as well as foreign customers. With the arrival of cross-border e-commerce the numbers of consumers purchasing items from overseas sites are growing rapidly.
But what you do if you want to buy from an online store in Japan, and the store doesn’t ship internationally - Sites like; UNIQLO, MUJI, GU, or even Yahoo and Amazon-Japan!
Our way of life seems to be changing very fast. As more and more of us are forced to work from home, like many of entrepreneurs, we need to embrace this reality and try to find ways to be even more productive.
With the technologies available today, we are able to do things like travel preparation and study in ways that can be more time and cost effective. People, who didn’t need to use these technologies, now are learning about them with a push caused by the Coronavirus situation.
Muslim parents in Japan are struggling to find Halal or Muslim friendly powdered milks for their babies. Sometimes, they have no other choice but to buy what they need from their home countries in any way possible.
Many have been contacting us asking, which powdered milk is Muslim friendly! Fortunately, there’s a group of volunteers who are dedicating their time and expertise to help Muslims living in Japan by providing these kind of information which people need on daily basis.
Hanami "花見 = flower viewing" is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers, which commonly refers to Cherry Blossom, and less frequently to Plum "ume" trees; Umemi "梅見 = plum-viewing"
In Japan, from the end of March to early May, cherry trees bloom all over the country. On the Island of Okinawa, cherry blossom can be expected as early as the first of February.
Anyone with an interest in Japan should learn a little Japanese. Travelers need to know a few survival phrases; correct expressions for greetings, daily shopping, asking direction and suchlike. When you know few key phrases the daily life is easier and more pleasant.
If you start studying Japanese language before traveling to Japan, you are steps ahead because with learning the language you learn about the culture as well.