That’s the kind of gift to get for your wife

Mohammad Bin Rashed Al Maktoom (UAE royalty if you have never heard of him) got his wife a gift shown below. Its not a piece of jewelry or a nice car, not even a helicopter. Its a freakin Island.

Island gift

Al Maktoom Island

Al Maktoom Island

Al Maktoom Island

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A bunch of websites for learning Japanese

A Japanese friend (her name is Itou) told me about the following website:

http://www.dicts.info/

http://www.jgram.org/index.php

http://www.guidetojapanese.org/

http://anki.ichi2.net/study

http://www.yookoso.com/index.php

http://www.dicts.info/2/

grammar:
http://www.jgram.org/ – Nice website that gathers grammar points and explanations for the 日本語能力試験 – VERY helpful
http://www.guidetojapanese.org/ – good written guide to many japanese grammar points

vocabulary:
http://www.ichi2.net/anki/ – a free program for learning vocabulary – there are many pre-made decks from other users at “wiki -› extra decks”, or one can make their own decks

else:
http://www.yookoso.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Remembering-Kanji-Vol-Complete-Characters/dp/0824831659/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1224853234&sr=8-1

http://www.amazon.com/My-Japanese-Coach-Nintendo-DS/dp/B001BZ8EX8