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Exploring Tomonoura, the Hidden Gem of Hiroshima
Tomonoura is a cozy port town you’ll find in the bay of the Seto Inland Sea within the Hiroshima prefecture.
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JAPANESE PROVERB, “Itsumo yanagi no shita ni dojo wa inai” “Iwa o mo tosu kuwa-no-yumi.” ETC..
Here is some of popular proverbs people in Japan still use in daily conversations. If you know these proverbs, not
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Top Three Things to Try in Japan
Quaint and vivacious, slender and attractive; Japan has something for everyone to do, but you may ask yourself “What can
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Five Fun Flashy Places in Tokyo
Tokyo is the most well-known city in Japan for many more reasons than just being the capital. While it doesn’t
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Japanese Shaved Ice “Kakigori” is Surprisingly an All Year Round Dessert
You may think that Kakigori (Shaved Ice) is a summertime dessert, but it has actually become a popular treat all
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ESCORTED TOUR FROM HONOLULU HOKKAIDO SNOW FESTIVAL 2016
Our tour to Hokkaido this year not only took us to the world famous Sapporo Yuki Matsuri, we were also
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The Spirit of Zen and Tea Culture at Kotoin Temple, Kyoto
Temples are one of the most recognizable and ubiquitous sites in Japan, but did you know that big temple complexes
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Celebrate Love at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kamakura; Learn the Japanese Traditional Wedding Ceremony
February brings some of the most fun holidays to celebrate to the world: Setsubun in Japan, the Lunar New Year
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The Dream to Preserve Old World Asia: Nezu Museum, Tokyo.
The Meiji Restoration Period of Japan (1868 – 1912) was the first major step away from the tradition and culture
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Japanese Proverb, “Hinsureba donsuru” “Hisashi o kashite omoya o torareru.”etc..
Here is some of popular proverbs people in Japan still use in daily conversations. If you know these proverbs, not
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Seisonkaku, Multicultural Villa of the Maeda Clan in Kanazawa
Kanazawa is easier to get to than ever with the new bullet train line. Seisonkaku is more than just an
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Temple-ception in Tofukuji, Kyoto. Beautiful and Iconic of Old World Japan.
When you set foot in the Land of the Rising Sun, you’ll notice the ubiquity of temples. Temples, temples, temples
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“Kawaii” The Japanese Cute Culture Part two “Characters”
Like the words samurai, ninja, sushi, and emoji, “kawaii” is one of the Japanese phrases world widely known today. Doesn’t
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Japan’s Most Controversial Zen Temple, Ryoan-ji of Kyoto.
You’re probably wondering what could be so controversial about a Zen temple, just like I was. The UNESCO World Heritage
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Japanese Proverb, “Hinsureba donsuru” “Hisashi o kashite omoya o torareru” “Hito no furi mite waga furi naose”
Here is some of popular proverbs people in Japan still use in daily conversations. If you know these proverbs, not
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“Chusonji Temple” A Legacy of the Magnificent Culture of the 12th Century, The first World Heritage Site in TOHOKU
Hiraizumi Chusonji 2016 is a commemorative year for Chusonji Temple and Hiraizumi; it has been nearly 5 years since this
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Kakunodate, “The Little Kyoto of Tohoku”
Kakunodate a city situated in the belly of Akita prefecture, offers beautiful traditional Japanese landscape. Kakunodate The beauty of untouched
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Downtime in the D.T. Suzuki Museum, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
During your trip to Japan, you’ll find the bustling streets of Tokyo to be both vivacious and exciting, but what
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Japanese Proverb, “Hara hachi-bunme ni isha irazu” “Hare mono ni sawaru you” “Hari hodo no mono o bo hodo ni
Here is some of popular proverbs people in Japan still use in daily conversations. If you know these proverbs, not
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“Kawaii” The Japanese Cute Culture Part one “Fashion”
Like the phrases samurai, ninja, sushi, and emoji, “kawaii” is one of the Japanese words world widely known today. Doesn’t matter
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Japanese Horoscope “The Year of the…”
Which zodiac sign are you? If you ask this question in the US, most people would answer the 12 constellations
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Celebrating Setsubun at Zojoji
Setsubun, held annually on February 3, is a traditional day to welcome in luck for the coming year. Compared to
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Meet “Sensoji,” the Oldest Temple in Tokyo
Being an all-time favorite among tourists, a typical weekend view in Asakusa is people smiling and taking photos in front
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Things (Not) to Expect When Staying in Japan
Staying for a long vacation? There are a few things to be aware of before staying in Japan for an
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