A primer in the basics of travelling to and within Japan's capital and largest city, Tokyo.
The timeless kimono is Japan's oldest and most uniquely Japanese style of clothing. I discuss the parts of the kimono, things usually worn with it, and other forms of traditional Japanese dress.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
Most visitors to Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, don’t go beyond the shores of the namesake island. However, Okinawa prefecture is far flung and includes islands that are strung out across almost...
Top 50 locations in Tokyo for sightseeing, shopping, food, restaurants, parks, nature, arts, theater, entertainment, bars, nightlife and museums. Recommended by local Japanese living in Tokyo.
The island nation of Japan lies off the east coast of the Asian continent.It consists of five major island; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa, Honshu being the largest. In addition, there are more than...
Japan is a cash-based society and thus anyone looking to travel or live in the country should familiarize themselves with the Japanese currency, the Yen. This hub offers pictures, descriptions, and tips in regards to...
Visiting Japan is a magical experience that will change your life. Living here can be just as wonderful but it has its own surprises.
Like many other cultures, honoring the dead is taken seriously in Japan. However, unlike many other cultures a visitor is expected to do this by a ritual that consists of tasks done in special order.
In this Hub I would like to tell you from experience what are the good things and bad things about living in Japan. Please note I am doing so from my own experience, as a Belgian in my 20s. Other people might have...
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