interesting links around the web (December)
I wanted to share some recent links I've stumbled across in the past few weeks that you might find interesting.
My Landlord’s Ukiyo-e Treasure Part 2 - A fascinating look at some original Ukiyo-e prints.
Making the Most of Online Dictionaries - Some good resources for Japanese studies.
Starbucks caves in to refills - Did you know you can get free refills (coffee) at Starbucks?
(Did you also know you can customize drinks at Starbucks and Tully's in Japan?)
Learn Japanese: Know Your Age - Good to know, Japanese learners!
Show Me Japan Vol. 1 Issue 4 - Some fabulous photos every week.
How to deliver your luggage to the airport - If you're traveling home (or outside of Japan) for the holidays.
Winds, blunder bewitch JR East bullet trains - Yes, a shinkansen (bullet train) actually left a station after accidentally NOT letting the passengers on.
Yearning for multiculturalism - Interesting look at foreigners (particularly long-term) living in Japan.
And finally, in case you missed it earlier this week:
A guide to birth control pills in Japan - everything you need to know! Be sure to check out the comments as well.