Category: Japan

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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Discovery Channel feature: Super Japan

I surfed into a video about why Japanese trains are so punctual and discovered a multi-part series aired on Discovery Channel Asia titled “Super Japan”. I have watched the first 3 episodes of the very interesting (and short) 5 part series and thought I’d share...

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