japaneseculture

November 30, 2018

Not Just Lake Biwa: Popular Places to Visit in Shiga Prefecture No ratings yet.

Let's get to know some Shiga attractions you can visit along with Lake Biwa.
October 19, 2018

9 Things to Know When Eating Out in Japan No ratings yet.

Knowing some of these customs can help reduce chances of restaurant faux pas and make your dining experience more pleasant.
September 25, 2018

13 Common Faux Pas Tourists Make in Japan (Part 2) No ratings yet.

A little understanding of the basics can go a long way, as not only it can help avoiding unnecessary offence or embarrassment.
September 19, 2018

13 Common Faux Pas Tourists Make in Japan (Part 1) No ratings yet.

The country’s manners and customs can make many tourists, especially those visiting for the first time, feel overwhelmed and even experiencing culture shock.
August 27, 2018

Visiting the Osaka Housing and Living Museum No ratings yet.

This interesting museum not only lets you glimpse at the cultural aspect of Osaka in the Edo period, but it takes you on an actual journey though the streets of old Osaka from the 1800’s.
June 12, 2018

Obon: A Festival For The Dead And The Living No ratings yet.

Obon お盆 is an annual Buddhist festival in Japan celebrated in honor of one's ancestors.
June 7, 2018

Double the Fun with Cosplay Karaoke No ratings yet.

Karaoke, the popular entertainment in Japan is loved by both young and the old. In Japan, some karaoke boxes offer cosplay rental service...
May 25, 2018

10 Real Facts about Japan you Probably Don’t Know No ratings yet.

Discover some unknown and possibly a different side of real Japan that you have never stumble upon!
May 24, 2018

Looking for a cultural experience? Try Shukubo for a monastery stay No ratings yet.

Koyasan, the spiritual heartland of Japan, is a highly recommended location for shukubo. Many temples here offer accommodation to believers and foreign tourists...