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.
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.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
Top 50 locations in Osaka for sightseeing, shopping, food, restaurants, parks, nature, arts, theater, entertainment, bars, nightlife and museums. Recommended by local Japanese living in Osaka.
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...
Awaji-Yumebutai is an out of the way complex, built almost only out of concrete and glass. It's a spatial dream; the waterfall, the pond, the botanical garden, the layered terraces with the most original garden ever are...
This is a guide on Beppu based on my weekend trip there. I went to the Hells of Beppu and Yufuin.
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.
The very first known Japan’s habitation transpired around 30,000 BC. The culture is called a Paleolithic culture. Around 14000 BC Mesolithic to the Neolithic cultures followed. These included the ancestors of the Ainu...
There are some things that seem completely normal to westerners that are unacceptable in Japan. Here are big no-nos to remember if you visit.