Category: Japan

Best of Jamaipanese.com from 2014

Hello 2015! I had a very restful holiday season and a very productive 2014. I changed jobs, continued to do well in school and checked off most of the goals I had planned for the year. In comes 2015 with a fresh set of dreams...

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Japanese Sake presentation and tasting event

On Thursday November 6th 2014 I was invited to a special Japanese Sake presentation and tasting event put on my the Japanese Embassy and hosted by the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The event was part of ongoing celebrations that mark the 50th year of diplomatic relations between...

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25 new Jamaican JET Participants now in Japan

The JET program continues to be an important cultural link between Jamaica and Japan. I was fortunate enought o be invited to yet another sendoff reception for successful candidates who have now arrived in Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. I...

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Obenkyo – Japanese learning App for Android

There are many resources available online for helping those interested in learning and practicing Japanese. Obenkyo for Android is one of those apps that does a good job providing a lot of options for students of Japanese who are learning formally through classes or are...

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From the Jamaipanese.com Archives – July 2014

HMS Jamaica

Jamaipanese.com recently celebrated its 8 year blog anniversary. Occasionally I like to dive into the archives and fish out a couple posts from a few years ago that I think would be interesting for new readers to look at as well as be nostalgic to...

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A Taste of Japan by Mike Arce

I really miss Japan. My short three week trip almost 3 years ago now (yes times flies) continues to be a treasure trove of memories. When I surfed into a video entitled “A Tate of Japan” posted by Mike Arce on Vimeo recently I starting...

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Why did I fall in love with Nagoya?

I have trouble believing that my trip to Japan is now almost 3 years ago. I used to be able to say I visited Japan this year, then I had to say last year, then year before last now In May 2014 all I can say...

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