china not China, japan not Japan

china not China, japan not Japan

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Do you ever find yourself casually pondering something, for no special reason? When I was in junior high school and learned about Elemental symbols...
Nambu Cast Iron and the Elegance of Slow Living

Nambu Cast Iron and the Elegance of Slow Living

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On January 12, 2023, The New York Times released "52 Places to Go in 2023" to the surprise of many, the city of Morioka in Iwate prefecture, follow...
A Culinary Journey Through Japan's Rich New Year Heritage

A Culinary Journey Through Japan's Rich New Year Heritage

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Japan has numerous customs, but one often experiences a kind of 'frog in the well does not know the ocean' phenomenon. Despite the many beautiful g...
Start thinking about New Year's resolution?

Start thinking about New Year's resolution?

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Smartphone Surge: The Evolution of Social Media  With the rapid proliferation of smartphones, social media has made significant progress, and the u...
Falling in Love with Kyoto's Autumn Splendor

Falling in Love with Kyoto's Autumn Splendor

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Kyoto's Autumn Palette: Nature's Masterpiece Japanese autumn foliage is considered one of the most beautiful in the world, and during the autumn s...
Tsukimi: Japan's Enchanting Moon-Viewing Festival

Tsukimi: Japan's Enchanting Moon-Viewing Festival

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Cheers to Oktoberfest: The Ultimate Beer Lover's ParadiseIt all began when the couple tied the knot on October 12, 1810, and the grand celebrations...
How to enjoy this brutal Japanese summer

How to enjoy this brutal Japanese summer

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Living in Japan comes with its own set of challenges, and one that might not be immediately obvious is the sticky, humid summer. Sure, Australia m...
Rainy Season In Japan

Rainy Season In Japan

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Japan's rainy season starts in early summer, between May and July, depending on the region. The wet weather continues for several weeks of rain.  F...
Golden Week and Ultimate form of transportation

Golden Week and Ultimate form of transportation

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What is the most impressive moment when you are traveling in Japan? Is it when you tried Sushi and Sashimi, the specialty of Japanese cuisine, or t...
Delicacy in Japan

Delicacy in Japan

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Traditional Japanese food, known as washoku, is one of the most diverse and fascinating world cuisines. This seasonally-sensitive cuisine developed...
“Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi!” Is it a spell?

“Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi!” Is it a spell?

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Winter can be a great season to visit Japan, although many tourists generally believe spring or fall is the best. You can admire the temples under...
Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

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We wish you had wonderful happy holiday season. Our subscribers who enjoy our blog may already know that our culture is very diverse and rich in so...
Luxurious and authentic Japanese Experience

Luxurious and authentic Japanese Experience

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Japan has evolved up to now with many natural disasters, as I mentioned in the last blog. It seems that I am impudent to talk about “all-natural d...
Encountering God in resilience

Encountering God in resilience

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What enriches our nature in Japan?We have had many tourists from not only all over Japan but also from around the world to enjoy the autumn colors ...
How to get the most out of Kyoto

How to get the most out of Kyoto

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Visa-free, independent travel restarted on October 11th. The citizens of 68 countries now get visa-free travel to Japan. You will be given a 90-day...
Autumn Colors of Kyoto

Autumn Colors of Kyoto

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Do you believe superstitions? Any list of superstitions would have to begin with arguably the most well-known and universal superstition: "to knock...
Maiko

Maiko

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What makes Kyoto so special  The history of Kyoto is just more than 1200 years old and is not one of showoffs and curiosity seekers. Many cultures ...
Jidai Matsuri

Jidai Matsuri

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The Okazaki district, where our store is located in one of the centers of Kyoto’s major tourist attractions. Famous temples, Nanzenji-Temple introd...
Tourism in Japan and Art

Tourism in Japan and Art

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Recent Kyoto weather shows that it is quite far from Autumn. The temperature still goes as high as 30 Celsius during the day- time. Tokyo may be th...
Utagawa Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige

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When we talk about Ukiyo-e artists, Without talking about Hokusai, previously we have shared his life in our blog and Utagawa Hiroshige, Nothing wi...

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