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Japanese Culture

  • Kyoto Architecture

    Kyoto is known for its traditional culture and way of life, which, of course, can be seen in the architecture. A relatively small city, Kyoto can be easily explored and offers... explore more
  • 5 Most Beautiful Shrines in Japan

    In Japan, both Buddhism and Shinto are a deeply ingrained part of culture and life. With one of the richest and most profound histories in the world, the temples in Japan... explore more
  • Best places in Japan to see cherry blossoms

    The Cherry Blossom season, also known as Sakuka Season is a magical time of year, that transforms the entire country. Filled with flourishing blossoms resembling pink popcorn, from Tokyo to Hokkaido,... explore more
  • Ueno Park

    Ueno Park is a public green space and a well-known park in Tokyo. Situated near the Ueno Station in Tokyo, the park is easily accessible in central Tokyo. Ueno Park dates... explore more
  • Taketomi Island

    Taketomi Island

    One of the Yaeyama Islands, Taketomi Island is situated on the cost of Ishigaki Island in the Okinawa Prefecture. Although it is a very small island, many travelers make the visit... explore more
  • Japan Packing Guide

    Japan Packing Guide: What to pack for Japan?

    Packing for any trip is always important and requires some planning ahead. Depending on the season, packing for Japan may vary based on the weather. Taking the extra step to check... explore more
  • Miyako Odor

    Miyako Odori

    Spring in Japan is notable for a variety of reasons, including the famous cherry blossom season, and in Kyoto, the Miyako Odori is one of the most beautiful celebrations honoring the... explore more
  • Yasaka Koshin-do Temple

    Yasaka Koshin-do Temple

    Located in Kyoto, in the Higashiyama district, the Yasaka Koshin-do Temple, also known as Daikoku-san Kongo-ji Koshin-do can be found. A relatively small temple, it is close to the well-known Kiyomizu... explore more
  • Chopstick Etiquette in Japan

    Japanese Chopstick Etiquette

    Eating food with chopsticks are an essential part of Japanese culture and cuisine. While other utensils are used and available, mastering the use of chopsticks is a key part of eating... explore more
  • Manhole Covers Japan

    Japanese Manhole Covers

    Japan is a notable destination for art and design lovers. From Naoshima island, an entire dedicated to art and culture to the many museums found throughout Tokyo and Kyoto, there are... explore more