I don’t like heat. That’s why I chose to move to Hokkaido rather than any other place in Japan as I thought it would be cool. I was wrong. It may be the coolest place in Japan, but for me, that doesn’t mean it is cool. So if you’re like me, and are living somewhere that is hotter than you are comfortable with, what can you do to stay cool?
Check out this article from the BBC for some good advice:
and the picture of the orang-utan is soooo cute!!!!
– when the mercury rises = when the temperature increases. Mercury is used in a thermometer which measures temperature. The mercury literally does rise up the thermometer the hotter the temperature.
– perspiration = sweat
– lukewarm = only slightly warm
– vigorously = energetically – using a lot of energy
There is also an article about how to sleep when it’s hot. Have a look at the advice at the bottom – there are some useful tips.