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Keiko Miki lives in Dublin, Ireland, where she works as a translator for a mobile game company.She wants to introduce readers to aspects of Irish culture and the Irish people that are little-known in Japan, and tell everyone how the Irish see Japan—all in a fun way that hopefully gets a few laughs in the process.

  • Ireland Dublin
  • Keiko Miki
  • 2017.09.25
  • The “rich” food of Ireland
  • In my last article, I talked about clothing. Today we move on to the next life necessity: food. People often ask me how the food is in Ireland. It’s really difficult to explain (so please stop asking! lol). That’s because it’s basically exactly like what you think of as British food. There aren’t really any foods that you’ll find only in Ireland. A friend visited from England a while back and I had no idea where to take her. So, let’s move on to the classic dish of Ireland
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  • Ireland Dublin
  • Keiko Miki
  • 2017.08.31
  • Bringing you news from Dublin, the capital of Ireland
  • First off, Japanese people are always mistaking Ireland for some other country. Sometimes I can kind of see how they do it—with countries like Poland, Finland, or maybe the closest-sounding one, Iceland. People often give me these totally over-the-top reactions like, “It’s freezing there, right!?” and I’ll give some bumbling reply like, “the summers are cool, but the winters are… not that cold I guess.” I’ve even had someone mistake it for New Zealand. I mean, it’s not even on the same continent, so I couldn’t even bring myself to launch some smart comeback (of course I busted out laughing).
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