Monday, May 27, 2019

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EXPERIENCE

Whether you prefer hiking, driving, cycling, skiing, cruising, kimono dressing, or even pottery making, you won’t run out of things to do in Japan!

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Protected: Matsushiro Area:A historic town of samurai, powerful clans and...

If you are interested in the history of Japan, then you cannot miss the chance to visit Nagano city. In this historic district, ninjas...

Protected: Togakushi & Iizuna Area: Ninja history shrouded in...

Togakushi Jinja Shrine Discover mysterious legends and powerspots Togakushi Shrine consists of five shrines located at the base of Mt. Togakushi. According to Japanese mythology, a...

Tradition, Technology and Tries: 2019 in Toyota City

When you hear the word “Toyota”, I doubt the next word in your mind is “city”. Toyota City, as the name suggests, is the...

Enjoy SNOWART in Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata

Niigata is located in the region of Chubu, on the main island of Japan, Honshu. It is the third largest city with direct access...

Sendagaya– The main stage for Tokyo 2020 Games

Sendagaya area has mysteriously avoided attention up until now, despite being surrounded by Tokyo's hippest and liveliest neighbourhoods – Shinjuku, Shibuya and Harajuku. A...

FOODIE TOURS JAPAN: GIZEM’S TASTE OF TOKYO

“No one should be missing out on Japanese food!” Sounds like a cliché, but everything points to Gizem Sakamaki being born to do this....

Protected: Nagano Station Area:A cultural core, a splendid temple and...

Zenkoji Temple attracts numbers of tourists who seek knowledge of ancient Japanese culture and enlightenment. Among the picturesque mountain peaks, you can sense the...
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A short winter trip to Akita – seeing, doing, tasting the...

The snow-covered Akita prefecture in the north of Japan is known for several things, and in February, I headed out there to experience the...
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Heroes and heroines behind the festivals: Sendai’s Tanabata Festival

Sendai’s Tanabata Festival: Wonders of traditional Japanese paper-making by shopkeepers Sendai’s Tanabata Festival is touted as one of the three major summer festivals in the Tohoku region,...
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Tohoku Outdoor Activities

Hachimantai: Hiking Through the Valleys of Hell When you think of areas for hiking and enjoying leisurely strolls, usually places covered with lush green vegetation...

SADOU HOSTEL: experience the beauty and tranquility of a tradition Japanese...

Sadou Hostel sets the standard for affordable travel accommodations with its revolutionary hostel in the culturally rich area of Ueno. The stacked beds design seems to...
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Tea Ceremony Experience: Gahou-kai & Tsuruya Yoshinobu, Nihonbashi

The way of tea or "chado" tea ceremony is an elegant Japanese tradition that shows the utmost respect to the guest and dates back...

Matsuri hunting at Matsushiro Castle in Nagano

The 63rd Matsushiro clan: Sanada Jumangoku Festival Matsushiro is located in Nagano Prefecture, an area nowadays famous for skiing. However, during Sengoku period (the Warring...

Noh Theater Workshop in Tokyo

What is Noh? The word literally means "skill", and is a form of classical drama, created in Iga by Kan'ami Kiyotsugu during the Muromachi...
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Hedonistic Experience – ANA InterContinental Tokyo’s Red Ruby Chocolate Afternoon Tea

written by Sarah Nishina It's been said that nine out of ten people like chocolate and they say the tenth person is lying. Which one...

Tokyo Through Architects’ Eyes

Tokyo has been bottomless inspiration for many architects and architecture admirers from all around the world. As Keisuke Oka, an independent architect we interviewed,...

Robot Restaurant: A fantastic world where humans and robots coexist

  EXCITED AND DAZZLED FIRST-TIMER: The very first time I visited the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, I was completely unprepared and didn’t have a single idea...

Traditional Culture Experience Programs for Foreign Visitors!

Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) implement various projects and programs such as Japanese dance, Shamisen of Nagauta, Engei (Japanese...
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Art and Architecture-Spotting Tours by WAttention

ART & ARCHITECTURE-SPOTTING ITINERARIES BY WATTENTION Ginza/Mita/Shinagawa Area ALL THE FACES OF ELEGANCE The Ginza area was the heart of Japan's modernity in the early 20th century...

Kanagawa Beaches: Guide to Cozy Restaurants with a View

The sweltering concrete jungle that is Tokyo has a few escape routes, one of them being the beaches in Kanagawa, just an hour or...