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2011 Wins: No. 5

December 29, 2011

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From today til the New Year, 2012, I will be posting my top 5 WINS for 2011. These are the little things that made me victorious in this life for the year 2011. A Swedish proverb says… Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow. One of the things I appreciate […]

Is Jackie Chan building the Machiya?

December 28, 2011

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Seriously, I thought it was Jackie Chan at 00:43 in the video below. I know he’s Chinese but while searching for videos of Machiya building, I thought it was him helping the other construction workers build that Machiya. But of course, it’s so not him. But that doesn’t end this blog right here. I got […]

In Brief: Osaka

December 28, 2011

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Soon to Rise: Osaka Share House Just before the new share house (first ever share house that Come on UP is building outside Tokyo) gets built, here are some facts you may want to know about it. OSAKA, which means large slope or hill, is the third largest prefecture by population in Japan next to […]

Why They Love Share House: The Narimasu Experience

December 27, 2011

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Last week, I got the chance to hang out with some of the share house residents of Come on UP at Narimasu. It gave me a glimpse of their lifestyle there. They were very hospitable and the food they prepared was great. The cheese fondue they prepared was really delightful it made my night. Before […]

Yukigayaotsuka House: Breaking the Busy Lifestyle

December 23, 2011

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When you go home, what kind of atmosphere do you like to have? If you’re one of those people who work in busy cities like Shibuya and Shinjuku, you would definitely want to live in an area where relaxation is not difficult to get. Yes, a house situated in a relaxing community where not much […]

Tokyo Winter Career Forum Ends with a Bang

December 21, 2011

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Students from all over Japan gathered together in Tokyo last December 19th and 20th for the much awaited Tokyo Winter Career Forum at Sunshine City, Ikebukuro. This year, 71 companies enlisted to participate at the forum. These bilingual companies provided opportunities to students for them to get hired as soon as they graduate this 2012. […]

Come On Up! Share Lives Together

December 21, 2011

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Apartment. Rent a house. These are the most common terms we use when we’re looking for a place to stay. But they usually sound boring. You’d live in a place alone. You go home not having anyone to eat dinner with. You wake up alone. Sometimes, if not most, you end up holding your own […]