One of the first things that caught my attention when I arrived for the first time to Japan was that many people drank bottled green tea: Suntory and Coca-Cola are two of the largest bottled green tea producers in Japan. Soon, my curiosity lead me to a drinks vending machine in Shibuya, and instead of [...]
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I found a Lego Digital Camera a while ago in some shop; I didn’t know it existed. It has 3Mpx.
Thousands of years ago… The Universe was formed by silence, darkness and a huge mass of formless matter. Particles within that huge mass started to move and collide with each other creating the first sounds ever heard. The movement of the mass gave place to clouds and the sky, where suddenly the three gods of [...]
According to the last study of the OCDE Japan is the country with the highest life expectancy in the world (86.4 years) while Spain (my home country) ranks second (84.9 years). I am not an expert and most likely nobody knows for sure but I dare to say that probably two key elements in common [...]
I think I heard about Hiroshi Sugimoto for the first time when I was in Naoshima. What caught my attention the most about him were his photographs of horizons. In them, the sky and the sea unite in harmony in the horizon in one line of space. Bono liked this photo of Sugimoto so much [...]
I have just tried the new Pepsi Pink with strawberry and milk flavor. I can feel the strawberry flavor but I don’t really taste any milk in the drink. Reading the label it turns out that the main ingredient of the drink is… grape juice! Almost every year Pepsi launches a new “weird” drink in [...]
Gakuranman has translated into English a report published every year by the magazine Trendy which ranks the products and trends that conquered Japan during the year. Moreover it tries to predict what will be trendy in the coming year; however it usually fails when trying to forecast the future. This is the ranking of what [...]