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Is Tokyo Vegan Friendly?

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Tokyo can be vegan friendly, but only if you do your research.  There are a variety of Japanese vegan food, but that does not mean every restaurant in Japan offers those items.  It is always helpful to know what particular Japanese food are vegan.  Sharla has done her research and discovered that there is a vegan convenient store in Asakusa.  She is ready to find out if her research has paid off.

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Expats' most popular hangout in Tokyo

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There are a plethora of things to see and do in Tokyo for tourists, but where do expats go to hang out?  John discusses this topic with his pal Peter while walking on the street of Tokyo.  Interestingly, the most popular place they agree on as the expats' hangout is an Irish pub.

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What to do in Ueno Park

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Ueno Park is one of Tokyo's largest parks, visited by over 10 million people each year. The park is big enough to spend all day exploring by visiting temples, museums, and zoo.  The museums include Tokyo National Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and National Science Museum.

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Japan's average salary comparison against other countries

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When it comes to average Japanese salary, Paolo has done his homework siting Japan's GDP, average work hours, minimum wage, number of national holidays and paid leaves in comparison to other countries in the world.  The video host also lists average salary by job types and points out the huge gender gap in salary.

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Is Japanese ramen culture replicated outside of Japan?

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Paolo looks at the differences between ramen shops in US and Japan and highlights how the culture of each country influences the customer behavior.  The video host observes a contrast in how the food service is provided where Japanese ramen restaurant goers are in a hurry and eat alone while people in US socialize and enjoy dining experience as whole.

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