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Eat, train, and fight like a real Japanese sumo wrestler during this sumo demonstration and authentic ‘Chanko Nabe’ (hotpot) meal. Discover the history, training, and rules behind the typical sumo match as you watch real clashes. You can even try it yourself during a skirmish with a retired wrestler. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, dig into a tasty Chanko Nabe, a filling meal of hotpot, rice, miso, salad, French fries and more, used by these hulking fighters to gain weight. Admission to the demonstration and meals are both covered.
Pottery is an art form deeply embedded in Japanese culture. As a visitor, it can be difficult to find a way to experience it. This tour offers just that. You can learn how to make pottery from a sensei (teacher) in central Tokyo.
Turn something old into something new during this lesson in the Japanese art of "Kintsugi," the practice of repairing broken pottery. Stemming from a Japanese belief that breakage and repair are part of the history of an object, rather than a reason to throw them away, your class involves repairing damaged items with lacquer mixed with gold. Don a "samue" as you refinish one traditional pottery item, leaving with a newfound appreciation for Japanese aesthetics and a unique souvenir.
Colored lanterns are a symbol of Hoi An, where locals believe they bring happiness, luck, and wealth. Bring home a souvenir with a difference, a lantern that you made yourself, after this fascinating class. Choose from a wealth of different silks then work with your instructor to craft a bamboo frame and create your lantern, which will fold away neatly into your luggage. Your class includes a Vietnamese tea tasting.
Silver jewelry making is an age-old Balinese craft that's vital to the island’s rural economy. On this private tour from Ubud, try out the art coached by a silversmith at a traditional village workshop. Tour the village to understand the craft's importance; and learn to shape, cut, and finish your design before keeping it as a memento. Prebooking will secure your place for a time that fits your schedule.
In 4 hours, you will experience Japanese culture and hospitality at home. Experiences include origami, handmade udon, Japanese food, sushi and tempura. Experience matcha and Japanese sweets after meals. We make with you. Drinks (sake, beer, shochu and soft drinks) are free. As a souvenir, Keiko writes your name on colored paper in calligraphy. Through this experience, you will become a member of your home (homecoming TAKA) and make friends all over the world. The next time you visit our home, we welcome you as a family!
Creative, craft-loving travelers will love the opportunity to make their very own Daruma dolls in the Chofu neighborhood of Tokyo. These cute, round dolls are considered to be good luck charms, and you can write your own wish on the doll to help it come true. Decorate the doll to your own tastes, and have a unique and personalized souvenir to take home with you.
Discover the secrets of traditional Vietnamese pottery without a time-consuming trip to one of the country’s rural ceramics villages. In this half-day pottery class, learn how to make all sorts of clay creations from a master artisan direct from Bat Trang, one of the country’s oldest ceramics villages. Get personalized guidance and answers to all your questions in this private session – no fighting to be heard from the back of the class.
Experience a half day Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Fire sunset tour and tailored with amazing dinner at Jimbaran Bay, featured menu seafood or vegetarian options is available on half day tour. Ensure your comfortable half day tour, our tour driver will come to pick you up with Modern air conditioner vehicle and begin the tour with tea and coffee time at Peninsula Hills plantation, visit and swim at Padang Padang Beach, visit Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Sunset dance, and before heading back to hotel, let's enjoy the amazing seafood dinner in Jimbaran Bay with romantic beautiful candle light on white sandy beach of Jimbaran.
This tour is perfect for travelers with a sweet tooth, or those who are interested in arts and crafts. Learn how to make intricate Japanese Wagashi sweets during this fascinating small-group experience. Discover the history of this unique skill from an experienced chef, and make four seasonally-inspired sweets. Some may argue that the sweets are far too beautiful to eat, but you’ll get a chance to taste one at the end.
Impress your friends and learn the hottest K-pop dance moves in this class. The instructor will teach you a dance step by step, plus show you how to pose like a famous K-pop performer. The class will be divided into small groups in order to practice the dance before shooting your own music video. You’ll also learn about K-pop culture with fellow fans.
Discover the time-honored tradition of making Cambodian ceramics during a pottery workshop in Siem Reap — a perfect family activity. An expert artist demonstrates methods of molding pieces on a pottery wheel, then helps you shape your own bowl and create Khmer designs with the proper carving tools. Your masterpiece will be ready for pickup the next day, along with a potter's diploma, after firing in a kiln overnight. This 1.45-hour experience includes hotel transport by tuk-tuk.
Step back in time to the old days and experience Japan like a ninja. This small-group class (maximum six people) introduces you to such ninja techniques as ninja meditation (Kuji-In) as well as the use of samurai weapons, including the sword. Get insights into Japanese fuedal times as you practise.
Learn the ancient arts of the ninja during this fun-filled introduction to key ninja techniques, culture and weapons. Get suited up in an authentic ‘ninja gi’ outfit as you begin your mental and physical training with an instructor in the ways of the ninja. Among the skills you’ll learn during your session are meditation and ‘Kuja-kiri’ (well-wishing), the ‘Embu’ (ancestor dedication) and an introduction to ninja weapons like the blowgun and ‘shruiken’ (ninja star), among others. You’ll also gain a newfound appreciation for key ninja philosophies like protecting others, community and freedom and have plenty of time for photo-taking at the end.
Fortune telling has displayed a significant part of Thai culture and local life for hundreds of years. Almost every Thai goes to fortune teller for advice on either important or trivial matters. For example, advice on investment opportunity, career development, relationship or marriage, new born baby's name, etc.
This experience will be held by the collaboration with a Thai speaking fortune teller. Mr. Ptekhon Ponrengrong a well-known expert fortune teller with more than 30-year reading experience.
This will be a great chance for you to experience an unique Thai culture. Are you ready for a positive change in your life?
Lantern souvenir,real local experience in the fishing village. our car will ride you to the art of making lanterns,you will visit craftsmen with skillful hands,showing you howto create the brightly colored lanterns.Expertly guided you could make yourself a lantern as a gift to your family.Finish your learning, you are welcomed the local tea in the fishing village, you will join rowing the special basket boat and carching crab, go fishing technique with your skillful fisherman on river, come back family ,you have local food in the coconut house nearly river
Centuries of history underpin the delicate movements and graceful arm work of traditional Thai dance. Discover it on this intimate introductory class with an experienced, qualified teacher at one of Bangkok’s original dance schools. Don an authentic costume, including traditional nail extensions, learn the basic positions, then try your hand at three styles of dance to three different songs. Includes a snack, a herbal drink, and transfers from ICONSIAM pier.
-our instrctor has more than 10 years experience in Battodo (swordsmanship)
-plus acquired silver medal once, bronze medal twice in the all Japan championship during the past 3 years.
-our instructor is bilingual in English and Japanese, he explains participants about not solely key points culture and history of samurai and classical martial arts.
-Guided by an instructor swordsman with more than 10 years of experience
-Demonstration by instructor swordsman with more than 10 years of experience
-Experience using real swords used in the past
-The only serious facility in Asakusa
The city we'll visit is called "knife city Sakai," known for its knives from about 450 years ago, and still their skills are alive and improving. However, not many people don't know about how the professionals work for one knife together and their history. Even sharpening knives are not familiar with people. We'd like to share the wonderful Sakai knives with you, and how to sharpen them. Let us make your trip to Japan a bit more interesting and fascinating.
Our trainer is young, enthusiastic and super fun.
We use props like Indian turbans, dupattas etc to make the classes more appealing.
The classes are held in an atmospheric 100 plus year old heritage hall at a centrally located and popular hotel in Jaipur.
We click images that are sent to all participants by whatsapp / email.
The dance numbers chosen are peppy and universal appeal.
The trainer can also hold claases on folk dance forms like Bhangra etc.
Become an expert calligrapher in this hands-on dynamic session near Tokyo Tower!
Here in Japan, calligraphy is more than just writing. We inherited our complex writing system from China over a thousand years' ago, and there's hundreds of years worth of story, evolution and meaning behind each character, and in turn, how we approach calligraphy.
Our professional, bilingual calligraphers teach you this fascinating history and more, equipping you with the skills and techniques that Japanese calligraphers have been perfecting for centuries. All in the confines of our state-of-the-art Grand TJT experiences room! All customers make their very own calligraphy wall piece, the perfect souvenir from your trip to Japan.
Learn the basics of Cambodian pottery and ceramic painting at a Siem Reap artist workshop, where you’ll create a bowl, mug, and saucers with help from a local artist. A hands-on way to immerse yourself in Cambodia’s artistic culture, you’ll finish the workshop with unique-to-you souvenirs made using traditional techniques.
Experience Thai traditional dance and music during this 3-hour private class at Wankaomai Cultural Workshop Studio in Chiang Mai. Learn about traditional Thai dance and musical instruments. Have fun dancing and playing local Thai song. This memorable class includes free round-trip hotel transport, traditional Thai costume for borrowing during class, welcome drink and snacks, photos and video clips of your class.
Information for anyone who interested in our class.
-All of our class are private, there will be only your group in each class.
-Please inform us of the hotel's name and address after a booking is completed for a free pick up and drop off service (within 10 Km. from Chiang Mai downtown).
-The pickup time is at 13.20 (40 minutes before class) and the drop off time back to your hotel is around 17.40
-For people who are allergic to cats, please mind that we have 3 cats in our studio. But they can be kept in a separate room of the studio during the class.