Japan: Buying train tickets

Believe me, buying train tickets in Japan is not as complicated as its railways. If you’re a worrier like me and you’ll be visiting Japan soon, let go of that worry! Even if you have zero Nihonggo skills, buying train ticket in Japan using their (all-Japanese) ticketing machine is as easy as 1, 2,3. 🙂 Here, I quickly filmed it. Continue reading Japan: Buying train tickets

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Japan in 15 days (Project Sakura)

3 years ago I was wondering how does it feel to stay in Japan. That time, I was working in a Japanese Lifestyle & Travel Magazine in the Philippines, arranging partnerships and selling advertising spaces for the magazine and website. I was very new to the corporate world and didn’t understand business since I just moved from TV Production and everything that I told my … Continue reading Japan in 15 days (Project Sakura)

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Japanese Free Papers in SE Asia

I am a media person.  I grew up watching TV, reading magazines and listening to radios that led me to pursue some works in the media industry. I then got very passionate to advertising, marketing and to the platform that doesn’t limit information only in tri-media, the world wide web.But being exposed to publishing in the Philippines for quite a long time, I can say … Continue reading Japanese Free Papers in SE Asia

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Ohanami (お花見)

Photo taken by Tomomi Endo (April 2012)Thanks for your never-ending support sensei! I haven’t experienced “four seasons” (since The Philippines has only rainy and sunny days) and lately, since I’ve been surrounded by a lot of Japanese friends, co-workers and even Taku, I’ve seen the appreciation of the Japanese in the change of seasons that I find very admirable. I’ve received some emails from friends … Continue reading Ohanami (お花見)

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Reasons why you would want to tap the Japanese market in RP.

With all the panic in what’s happening in Japan nowadays, efforts of penetrating the Japanese market in different industries are now being withdrawn.    Worries that it’s not a good timing to introduce or reintroduce their products and services to that very niche but rich market are in everyone’s discussion. But it’s different with Japanese, for them, Time is really gold. There’s no point of … Continue reading Reasons why you would want to tap the Japanese market in RP.

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Turning Japanese: Celebrating Hina Matsuri!

Our Client Services team is an all-girls team. Luckily, I have BEAUTIFUL girls in the team and they’re all SINGLE. When our lovely president put the Hina Dolls at the top of the fridge and she said that we should be reminded to remove the dolls on the 3rd of March, everybody was so cautious because we know that according to their belief, if we’ll … Continue reading Turning Japanese: Celebrating Hina Matsuri!

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