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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 ...
While the vast metropolis of Tokyo dazzles the visitor with modern marvels and only occasionally displays hints of its past, Kyoto – once the imperial capital of Japan – is far more forthcoming with ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
Eating out in Tokyo is affordable if you follow a few basic budget tips and if you know where to look for your next meal. The great thing about Japanese
cuisine is that cheap does not ...
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, February 2012
Timing is everything if you want to experience Japanese cherry trees in
full-bloom. The graceful, pink blossoms only flower for a short time and
normally fall to the ground about a week after ...
If you think the idea of riding a bike in Tokyo
is a little, well, insane, then we have to tell you that you couldn’t
be more wrong. Biking is in fact an ideal way to get around Tokyo! ...
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 ...
Late March and early April are the best times to view cherry blossoms (Sakura) in Japan . While cherry blossoms can be seen all over Japan (including in Tokyo ), Kyoto , with its ancient ...
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 – ...
The best way to get around Tokyo is via the very efficient train and subway system. The train station signage is bewildering at first but can actually be quite simply understood when armed with a ...
If you’ve always wanted to try karaoke but are too shy to stand up in front of a crowd then Tokyo
is the place to kick start your karaoke habit. I say habit because
karaoke is highly addictive. ...
It hardly seems possible that it was a year ago that Japan experienced
a major natural disaster: an earthquake and tsunami that wiped out
entire communities along its eastern seaboard and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2013
Spring is coming in Tokyo, let’s throw some beans! Setsubun is a day to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring in Japan. Traditionally beans are scattered or thrown on this day as a ...
If you’re going to be in Tokyo
in the spring then you are in for some treats – 10 treats, to be exact!
Below is a list of the top 10 things to do in spring in Tokyo. Editor’s Note: This ...
is an amazing city with an incredible array of attractions and things
to do. That said, getting out of Tokyo can provide for some amazing day
trips to see the spectacular sights just ...
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Doing what: Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo