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 quite unique in their conception.
The language spoken in Japan widely belongs to two phyla of language. They are Japonic Languages and Ainu Languages. These two are indigenous language families. Added to these two languages, there are some minority Korean and Chinese communities who...
A primer in the basics of travelling to and within Japan's capital and largest city, Tokyo.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
Pola Museum is an unusual building in an unusual area to host a museum of art. Architectonically it has two key traits: The massive concrete structure perfectly communes with nature, and its design is very atypical in the middle of the mountains.
Ninja (忍者) also known as Shinobi (忍び) is derived from the Japanese language, which means "Someone who does things quietly or confidentially". They are spies on the Japanese empire era and skilled in the art of ninjutsu ("the art of silent...
I've been to Kyoto a few times but I've never been to Miyako Odori. I've never even heard of it. But the more I learned about it, the more fascinated I was. I couldn't wait to go.
Ikeda Castle was once the site of a mighty hilltop fortress that stood during Japan's Feudal Era. Today, it is a smaller reconstruction, part of a beautiful, peaceful park: Shiroato Koen.
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.
The Akame Shijuhachi Taki is one of the best experiences in Kansai Japan that isn't swarming with tourists. Why is that? What makes it so great? Is it worth the trip?