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Starbucks Japan - Coffee Jelly with your favorite Frappuccino

Now you can add coffee jelly in any Frappuccino. starbucks.amebaownd.com The texture of the coffee jelly, which looks like the bottom of the cup, uses coffee extracted from espresso roast, which is the coffee bean that is the basis of the …

I am into Starbucks Japan SAKURAFUL series

I often go to the Starbucks, expecially before the English class at 2 pm. Well, I cannot prepare for the class at home. I do that at very last minutes. I really love this SAKURA chiffon cake, so I ordered it with Tokyo Roast Moused Foam La…

Starbucks Sakura has come in Japan

I enjoyed SAKURA beverage last year. Then I am enjoying this year, too. I got SAKURAFUL Frappuccino with Reward ticket on the 15th (on the first day). Topped SAKURA & Strawberry shaved chocolate like flower petals, and SAKURA milk pudding …

First Outdoor Run This Year

Yesterday, I went outdoor run in Nagai Park for the first time in a long time. After putting on AirPods and start workout, music starts playing automatically. I like it! My Watch > Workout Workout Playlist ➡ Enabled This playlist will auto…

Starbucks beverage for free with the Customer Voice Coupon

I don't often go to Starbucks lately, but when I ordered the following sesonal Valentine Chocolate Customania Frapputino on Thursday, I got a long reciept with CV coupon. This is the second time for me. The first one was one and a half yea…

I bought two pairs of glasses during new year holiday

I was wondering if my eye sight got worse, so I got vision test at the glasses shore. They told me I should get new ones so I bought light brown ones first - without nose pads but oval frame for everyday, on December 26. But, the next day,…

New Year's Resolution?

I went to Sumiyoshitaisha shrine with my parent in the morning. Then I drew a fortune as usual, then I got "Misfortune" According to the fortune, Have a spirit to overcome the current situation! Interpersonal luck - Don't just look to othe…

Walking to & Running around Nagai Park

It's really freezing outside that a runny nose comes out, but I really want to deal with my muffin top so I desided to go running again. I went there an indirect way - passing through my old elementary & junior high school. Outdoor Walk is…

Running around Nagai Park

I went to Nagai Park by bicycle in the morning, then I started running from the following start point. Start ➡ A lap of the park is 2813 meters. According to the official website, it is a paved garden road which becomes the same 42.195 km …

Continued: Leaks in my room because of typhoon Jebi

After the typhoon Jebi, I found the weird part of the wallpaper in my room. Come to think of it, I heard something weird water sound during the middle of the storm. This is the big point of leaks a lot. There was another point on the balco…

Leaks in my room because of the last typhoon (Jebi)

The typhoon Jebiwas already gone but the disaster wasn't over yet. Typhoon Jebi (2018) - Wikipedia According to the weather forecast, it will be heavy rain this weekend. I noticed that My room has been flooded with rain. I am sure that's b…

Trip to Hiroshima - Miyajima

I'd decided to go to Hiroshima with my friends from Ohio in April and he'd arranged our hotel. I did not anticipate such a terrible downpour disaster at that time. But, Shinkansen bullet train wasn't been suspended and the JR Sanyo Line op…

North Osaka Earthquake this morning - M6.1

Osaka earthquake happened at 7:58 am, but I live in the south of Osaka city so I am okay. I live on the top floor (6 stories) so some stuff fell down to the floor at that time, but nothing was broken. www.theguardian.com Electric bulletin …

One more pink alligator

When I checked the mail box yesterday evening, I got an undeliverable item notice from post office. It was a non-standard-size international mail from my friend in Ohio. I asked him what it was. He said it's a small version of me. I asked …

As a token of gratitude

Unfortunately my dad is in the hospital again because of lumbar pyogenic spondylitis occurring after spinal surgery. He asked me to come to the parents' house and take him to the hospital by taxi. Unfortunately I cannot drive even though I…

Being in the hospital is so boring, isn't it?

My dad is in the hospital because of lumbar spinal canal stenosis since last Tuesday. He got the same problem 10 years ago actually. Fortunately. the hospital is the best location for me because it's nearby my gym and English conversation …

I got a Colon Polypectomy

I had a medical checkup last December because it's for free. But they found some blood in my poop so they told me to have a thorough health examination at the clinic - a colonoscopy. I hated to pay a lot of money for them so I have been do…

Enjoyed at Universal Studios Japan

My mom texted me on Saturday and she is really busy these day so she couldn't meet me on my birthday night, so she proposed me to go to Universal Studios Japan on Sunday instead. It's very beautiful sunny. A lot of people as usual. And a b…

Listening to music while riding a bike

I go to the gym almost everyday these days. Now I am making a playlist for the gym on my iPod touch. Unfortunately my gym is closed because of the system maintenance. I have to wait for Wednesday. I went to the body shop to buy the followi…

I got a free drink at Starbucks

Before an English class, I went to Starbucks for lunch. I didn't use the CV coupon. I was hungry so I ate Teriyaki Chicken Sandwitch. I got a chance to get "One More coffee" for 100 yen. After I took the class, I went there again for a fre…

My first goal of this English blog

In order to make my English sites satisfactory, I decided to post 100 articles to this English blog. This is the 40th article of this blog, so 60 more? I have another Japanese non-technical blog and there are 202 articles. About 3,000 page…

First time to get a free drink at Starbucks

Yesterday, after I took an English discussion class, I went to Starbucks because the coffee beans in my house were gone. At first, I ordered a chocolate cake and a tall size of iced cafe latte with Cafe Verona and Starbucks VIA® Latte Caff…

Time to start planning for the upcoming trip?

In English, when I type "vancouver" on Google, "Search your Google account" on the top. In Japanese, "Upcoming Flight" info shows up on the top. I don't want to get lost so I am looking for maps in Vancouver on the Internet. Print them and…

Ordered Kindle Paperwhite - White on Amazon Prime Day

I am an Amazon Prime member and now Prime sale is taking place in Japan as well. I have a white kindle with special offers that I bought two years ago, but the special offers are really annoying so I am tired of using it. So I decided to g…

Booked the flight to Vancouver

I don't want to flight to the US for a while because of the current president. I keep saving the United millage instead. I've been to Vancouver in Canada three times, the first one was for a homestay after new year's holiday. The second is…

I've filed my tax return today

I went to the tax office to file my tax return. Working on it is now just a piece of cake for me because I've done it many times. I know what to do, I know how to do. In Japan, the deadline is on March 15th. Speaking or it, I found the fun…

I've lost my house keys

After I ordered for lunch, I realized that my house keys were gone. I was so anxious that I couldn't enjoy eating, but I just tried to put the food into my stomach. The spare keys for my house were at my parents' house so I called my dad a…

Sumiyoshitaisha shrine with my parents

I went to Sumiyoshitaisya shrine with my parents. We got there at 9:30 am so there were not so many people.

Lucky bird in Tennoji Zoo

After I enjoyed shopping with my little sister, she asked me to go to Tennoji zoo together because she really wanted to see "Masahiro". I had no idea who Masahiro was, but he was not human - as known as Lucky Chicken He started his life in…

My mom treats me to dinner for my birthday

My mom and I always treat each other to dinner on birthday. This time she treated me yakiniku like below. Look at this picture! Does it make you hungry?