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Geisha are one of the most misunderstood pieces of the Japanese cultural puzzle. These traditional Japanese entertainers are trained as hostesses with skills in various Japanese arts, particularly ...
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 ...
Ginza Shopping District With its neon lights, towering department stores, and nightclubs, the Ginza Shopping District is a chic, cosmopolitan adventure. You can catch a live Kabuki show, check ...
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 ...
Tokyo. You have no idea until you go. This ancient Eastern city throbs with lights, culture, and movement so sure to both invigorate and bedazzle you the moment you step off the plane, that there ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
A traditional tea ceremony is a relaxing, meditative and uniquely Japanese experience. If you are thinking of attending a tea ceremony in Tokyo , it is helpful to understand some of the history ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2012
has a reputation as being an expensive city but the reality is you can
have a really great time and see the majority of the city’s major
attractions without spending too much. Let us show ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
If you are in Tokyo in January you may be wondering about the proliferation of rather funny looking eyeless dolls. Known as the Daruma doll, these dolls are believed to bring good luck and are ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
Housed in a rather unappealing post-modern concrete structure said to resemble a rice granary, the Edo-Tokyo Museum offers a trip back in time to the start of the Edo period right through to the ...
Written by Viator, August 2011
1. Kamakura Tour Explore the countryside, temples and shrines outside Tokyo on a full-day walking tour through Kamakura. This fully guided excursion takes you to Kamakura’s famous Great Buddha ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
It’s Sunday in Japan and Harajuku (in central Tokyo )
is the place to be. In a small area just outside Harajuku station and
Yoyogi Park a crowd of eccentrically dressed young Japanese is ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2012
Sumo is a Japanese style of wrestling that can trace its roots back to ancient Japan
and the Shinto religion. Although you are unlikely to see a sumo
wrestler outside of his training school – ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Built on the grounds of a former Edo Castle in central Tokyo , the Imperial Palace is the official residence of Japan ’s Imperial Family. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
For fans of Japanese animation, March means only one thing –The Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF). Held annually at Odaiba’s Big Sight convention center in Tokyo Bay, it is one of the largest ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2013
There are only two days in the year when the general public are allowed to enter the inner grounds of Tokyo’s Imperial Palace and pay their respects to the Imperial family. The first is December ...
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