February 2011

Aeon will be consolidating the naming of all of its Jusco, Saty, and Aeon starting March 1st 2011. Despite the tough economic times in Japan, Aeon has grown into one of Japan’s largest retailers. 92 Saty stores and 294 Jusco stores under the Aeon umbrella will be known as Aeon stores. Many shops have already […]

The Eurasian Tree Sparrow is a pretty common bird around Asia. It’s a cute bird, a small bird… I’d use many words to describe them, but delicious is not one of them. Many Japanese people (most?) have not tried the grilled sparrow served on a stick at certain restaurants.  I have even seen questions on […]