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If the idea of eating sushi turns your head, or if you’re the guy who's hunting down the McDonalds in Tuscany, then perhaps you're also the guy not too keen on the idea of Japanese cuisine. If so ...
West meets East. East meets West. For many of us, the notions we have of the East and the Orient are mere stereotyped snapshots gleaned from childhood history classes, Hollywood movies, and maybe ...
You may have been to a karaoke bar in your home country, but karaoke in Japan is completely different from in the West. Instead of subjecting an entire bar full of strangers to your singing skills, ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
The highlight in Japan
in April has to be the visually stunning Takayama Festival (April
14-15) with its colorful, musical parade that features floats from the
Edo Period. Read on for more ...
As the last of the summer heat begin to wane, Japan ’s
foliage undergoes its dramatic seasonal transformation. Through late
November, a carpet of color spreads from the northern island of ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012
Attendance at one or more of the many cultural and religious events and festivals that take place in Japan
throughout the year can make your visit to the country particularly
memorable. The ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
Travel in Japan
is considerably enriched by attending one or more of the many cultural
and religious events and festivals that take place throughout the year.
The following is a sampling of ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
We went to the Kintai bridge so we could see what all the fuss was about, reality is its a really weirdly built bridge that is frustrating to walk over, lol. Either side of the bridge is beautiful ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
is full of festivals, activities and events in during the month of May.
If you plan on venturing to Japan, here are some traditional events
that you won’t want to miss! Editor’s Note: ...
Written by Lydia, January 2013
With reliable snowfall and some of the best powder conditions in the world, Japan
has earned a spot in the list of top skiing destinations. When you’re
not carving your way down a mountain, ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2011
Bony, squidgy, slimy and poisonous; anything goes in the weird and wonderful world of Japanese cuisine! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Japan Things To Do blog . Visit the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
The Gion Matsuri is a famous festival that is said to mark the beginning of summer in Japan . Held in Kyoto ,
the country’s ancient capital since 869 AD, the Gion Matsuri is steeped
in ritual ...
Written by Lydia, July 2012
August is festival season in Japan
with more events held than any other summer month. If you’re planning a
trip to Japan during the late summer, here are a few of the traditional
annual events ...
Written by Lydia, September 2012
While the majority of Japanese festivals fall within the summer months, festival season never really ends in Japan . Here are a few of those events that you can look forward to in September. ...
Are you tempted by the idea of staying in a ryokan but are unsure of what to expect? Tokyo
offers an array of accommodation options, from capsule hotels to temple
lodgings. Here’s our guide to ...
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