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... please"), will trigger a "sugoii" ("amazing!"), or "Nihongo jyouuzu desu" (good at Japanese). This makes it so enjoyable and fun for me to speak Japanese! I already feel like my Japanese has improved so much and am really looking forward to learning from teachers in my schools. There is no better way to learn and challenge myself!
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Until next time.... Mata ne! xx
... through town, having a look at a couple of shops and trying some of the local snacks. We had some absolutely incredible steamed buns, made with Tajima beef and some equally incredible rice crackers flavoured with soy sauce that we bought from a little bakery near our ryokan. In all honesty, there wasn't a great deal to do in Kinosaki other than bathe, so after a few games of crib back at the room, we soon hit the baths again. This ...
... find a spot at the far end of the cave to sit and relax in the water. Outside baths seem so much more enjoyable, because you have the cold air to contrast with the hot water of the bath. The upshot of this is you can spend a bit longer in there before it all gets a bit much and it is time to get out and have a cool shower to cool down. After our bath, we were both very relaxed and took the short stroll back to the hotel, where we only had an ...
... level close to fluency.
- Promote inter-cultural understanding and communication.
- Improve professional and personal opportunities for Japanese people in the globalised world.
- And, most importantly.... Challenge myself!
I think that's all for now. Thanks for reading my first blog entry and stay tuned for further updates :).
... given slippers. Our shoes were whisked away with our own brollies. We checked in then shown to our room. Inside was a table and two chairs on the floor. We were given tea and a biscuit with my favourite... bean curd. About 10 minutes later a women came in and showed us how to wear our Yukata. Which is the traditional dress. You have to wear three layers. The first two are like dressing downs, you fold the left over the right. Then tie the sash ...