For many people, Japan seems too exotic and distant to ever consider living in. The reality, though, is that the country's high quality of life is refreshing - as long as you can handle the loneliness and language barriers.
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.
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.
Many things have been said about Japan from its people to its culture to its history. This hub is about a seaside city called Kamakura, a popular tourist destination about 50 km south of Tokyo.
Musashino Art Library is a must see for architecture lovers, and it's an extremely recommendable visit for anyone who has an appreciation for aesthetics with purpose.
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 different opinions, depending on...
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
On the 3rd Saturday of every August, Kawanishi and Ikeda gather at the banks of the Inagawa River for a night of summer festivities and fireworks. Will the weekend's rain and thunder ruin the event?
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.
Visiting Japan is a magical experience that will change your life. Living here can be just as wonderful but it has its own surprises.