LIFESTYLE

Tohoku’s Sakurabito

Sakurabito: 桜人/ An old word used since the 11th century, meaning a person enjoying cherry blossoms. This word is often used for haiku as a seasonal word expresses spring. I could not wait for spring after the cold snowy winter in Sendai. I enjoyed my first winter in Japan by going to Yamadera, Rifu, Yonezawa and […]

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Have a Laugh: English Comedy Club in Sendai City

Feeling stressed and in desperate need of some entertainment? Well, take yourself down to the Sendai Comedy Club! You can visit their facebook page to check their current event schedule. Events are usually held in the evening around 7:30 p.m. at Ceskoya restaurant in Sendai City. I went to their event once and I really enjoyed it. At first it was a little tricky to find the […]

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Zaytoon Palestinian Bistro

Have you ever tried Palestinian food? If not – we’re on the same team! Well, that is, we were until I recently found this quirky restaurant located just a 10 minute walk from Sendai Station: Zaytoon Palestinian Bistro. The restaurant is not so big, but once you get inside the atmosphere around you suddenly changes. The room is decorated […]

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Haikyu ACG “Pilgrimage” in Sendai

One Japanese Anime named  Haikyu ACG ( “ハィキュー”) has become worldwide famous. As the author is originally from Sendai, many of the events and locations within the story are named after or based on real locations around Sendai City. Even some of the characters are named after popular tourist attractions!  As such, many Anime fans chose to pay them a visit – or even come to see them […]