Japanese Culture

May 16, 2019

Ainu Cultural Experiences in Hokkaido No ratings yet.

Ainu are indigenous people living on the island of Hokkaido for so many years. Their language and traditions are completely different than other Japanese people.
May 14, 2019

What I Learned After Visiting Japan No ratings yet.

Need some insight on what you need to know about Japan? Read this article to find out some of the lessons learned by one of our writers.
March 21, 2019

March for Girls! Hinamatsuri Doll Festival No ratings yet.

Hinamatsuri is a festival dedicated to daughters in which the parents will wish for good things such as health and happiness. It is also known as Girls Day or Doll Festival.
March 14, 2019

12 Things You Need to Know About Noh, Japan’s Ancient Musical Drama No ratings yet.

One of the oldest performing arts in the world, Noh is a form of Japanese theatre that features music, dance and drama in one show.
March 13, 2019

Makomanai Takino Cemetery: A Hidden Buddha and 40 Moai Heads No ratings yet.

The one and only cemetery that features Moai Heads, a replica of Stonehenge and a field of lavender flowers is none other than Makomanai Takino Cemetery.
February 16, 2019

The Many-Interesting-Places of Miyagi No ratings yet.

Miyagi, Tohoku is one of the great places in Japan to go sightseeing and see autumn foliage. Can you spot the sixth tallest statue in the world here?
February 9, 2019

Experience the Spirit of Samurai with Yabusame, Japanese Horseback Archery No ratings yet.

Yabusame is a traditional Japanese mounted archery that was practised by samurai warriors many years ago as a ritual for gods.
January 30, 2019

Do You Know These Michelin Starred Ramen Shops in Tokyo? No ratings yet.

Are you ready to indulge in these Michelin star ramen restaurants in Tokyo? Find out which place you should head first!
January 18, 2019

Ise Jingu: The Guardian Shrine of Japan No ratings yet.

A Shinto shrine dedicated to Amaterasu Omikami (the goddess of the sun) is the most visited site in Mie Prefecture. If you want to know why this shrine is so popular, read here.
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