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Let's Meet Japanese Bathhouse Ambassador Stephanie Crohin

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Let's Meet Japanese Bathhouse Ambassador Stephanie Crohin

We were delighted to recently have a chat to Stephanie Crohin, a French ex-pat living in Tokyo, Japan. She has lived in Japan for over 10 years now and during that time has fallen in love with the long standing tradition of attending Japanese bathhouses (know as Sento in Japanese). I felt we shared a common affinity with our love of Japanese culture and having the opportunity to share the joy we feel for Japanese culture and uniqueness with the rest of the world. 

Without further ado, let's dive into the Q & A with Stephanie. 

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How is Christmas celebrated in Japan?

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How is Christmas celebrated in Japan?

Japan has a way of uniquely reinventing Western culture and making it their own which is just one aspect I love about the place! 10 years ago I was lucky enough to spend a Christmas living in Japan and could see how the season is celebrated there.  Here are a few ways Christmas is celebrated quite uniquely in Japan.

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