japaneseculture

March 30, 2018

Kawasaki Warehouse, the game centre that looks like a haunted place No ratings yet.

The entire place is devoid of sunlight, shops and houses here have worn down facades and rusty balconies with washing lines. Ads and signs are posted...
March 29, 2018

Uji City: The Birthplace of Uji Green Tea No ratings yet.

Uji, a small city located between Kyoto and Nara - is famous for its top-notch quality green tea. This is where historical places such as Byodoin Temple...
March 22, 2018

5 Locations to enjoy Night Cherry Blossom in Japan No ratings yet.

How do pink and white cherry blossom trees look at night? When illuminated with the right amount of light at the right angle, a stunning view of cherry blossoms would captivate...
March 12, 2018

Shojin Ryori, a Buddhist vegetarian cuisine to try in Japan No ratings yet.

Shojin ryori is a style of vegetarian cooking originated from Buddhist temples that are based on the Buddhist principle of not taking lives. It became widespread...
March 8, 2018

How to Enjoy Hanami & 5 Best Spots in Japan No ratings yet.

In Japan, the flower for this season is the sakura or cherry blossom. People will flock to see this flower not just because of its fragile beauty...
March 6, 2018

Go to Kawazu for the famous Kawazu-zakura Cherry Blossom Festival No ratings yet.

The 2018 Kawazu-zakura Cherry Blossom Festival has already started on 10 February and will end on 10 March. Find out what it's all about!
January 19, 2018

Don’t miss out Rotenburo, the outdoor onsen one should try! No ratings yet.

The warm, hot water generated from volcanic hot springs are said to be therapeutic to the body and heavenly to the mind. However, the idea...
December 27, 2017

6 Mochi Sweets to Try in Japan No ratings yet.

Mochi is Japanese rice cake made from steamed and pounded glutinous rice. It is a staple food item in Japanese cuisine, as well as...
December 21, 2017

Mochi: Japan’s Traditional New Year Food 5/5 (2)

As the Japanese New Year is approaching, let’s talk about a very important food in the Japanese New Year celebration: mochi...