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The cost of eating washoku in Japan

The quintessential cuisine, washoku, is the Japanese traditional and indigenous food. Made from natural, locally sourced ingredients, and with basic knowledge and skills in the proper seasoning of hom...

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Traditional Japanese New Year’s Food That You Must Have

Enjoy the taste, and know the history of traditional Japanese new year’s food! From special boxed meals to bitter oranges, eating new year’s food is both symbolic and satisfying. Before yo...

Culture food & drink History & Religion tradition & crafts

A Brief Introduction to Traditional Japanese Houses

Be it the physical freedom in having space, or the freedom in aesthetic design, living in a house in Japan just offers a different feel as compared to apartments. Japanese houses have a different layo...

Culture work rules & manners tradition & crafts

A look in to the home of Miyajima Torii: Itsukushima Shrine

If you are familiar with traveling spots in Japan, you've possibly seen photos of the floating torii of Miyajima. The floating torii of Miyaji, also known as Itsukujima Shrine, has its importance ...

Travel temples & shrines tradition & crafts Chugoku nature & outdoors

Gion: In the Past and Now of Kyoto

Gion is known for its traditional streets with Geisha walking down the alleys; however, Gion is way more than that! Other than geishas and the old street view, let us take a deeper look into the histo...

Travel tradition & crafts Kansai

Walking down one Thousand Torii for Prosperity: a guide of Fushimi Inari Taisha

Going through travel guides of Kyoto, you’ve probably seen the thousand red gates and perhaps even have taken pictures; however, there’s so much more to explore at Fushimi Inari Taisha alo...

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Time travel back to Edo Japan in an hour from Tokyo: a Guide of Kawagoe

Have you ever imagined yourself walking through the narrow streets during Edo Japan in traditional clothing? For options other than the Nikko Edo Wonderland in Kanto, pay a visit to Kawagoe that is on...

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A Look into the Emperors of Japan and the Imperial Family

Japan has been ruled by many emperors throughout its long, and rich history, a tradition that to some extent, continued to the current era. Japan is also claimed to be the oldest monarchy in the world...

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Experience Kyoto: Traverse the Must-See Attractions, Popular Cultural Sites and Activities to Try

Kyoto had been a center of political and religious focus for a long period of time. Modern Kyoto retains many places from past periods and there are truly so many places to visit and activities to do....

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Persisting culture within garments: Kimono of Japan

Cultural expressions can be manifested through various platforms, and clothing is one of them. Japanese history is known for its deep traditional background that echoes until today; an example of this...

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