The press after the G20 economy held in Fukuoka this week recognises the impact of ageing population Did you know that in Japan, from 40 of age, you start paying a tax to prepare for the elderly care, that goes from your salary How will we prepare with homes, care, hospitals, services, food delivery, […]
Here is the largest, biggest, most famous, most crowded line in Tokyo, it is technically NOT a metro line as it is operated by JR and you will need to commute inside JR stations to catch it, but it allows to commute around town This is the circle line of Tokyo, connecting 29 stations in […]
Here I am for another tour in Yanaka – This time, I chose a Sunday morning, it was very good timing, peaceful, not too many tourists, the Yanaka Ginza street was not yet packed. This is an easy stroll through multiple temples and shrines, wooden houses, low buildings, cemeteries, really nice atmosphere, I recommend.
Here is an increasingly hot topic in Japan. with the evolution of society after WW II and the ageing population, loneliness and lonely death unfortunately come up often. In the latest, it appeared that a 91-year old man passed away in a home care and only got noticed 12 days later. Japan is so coded, […]
When I relocated to Japan, I had never contemplated the fact that this country could not be very focused on sustainability. My lifestyle changed drastically from there as all of a sudden, buying organic was no longer an option (could not read, not available), checking product origin was not displayed or in Japanese I could […]