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Ukiyo-e – Discover this Unique Art from Edo Period

Japan is home to many different varieties of art. From music and dance to paintings and origami, there’s no shortage of creativity to be...

Edo Period Japan – 10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know

Japan is a country rich with history and tradition. Most people are aware of the samurai, geishas, or the fact that Japan closed its...

Onsen Etiquette – The Dos and Don’ts in Japanese Public Baths (Infographic)

Onsen is a long-standing tradition within Japanese culture. Onsen can best be described as a natural hot spring bath. This is one of the...

What is a Ryokan – The Best Way To Experience Japanese Culture

In the modern day, when you think of Japan and their hotel industry, you might find yourself learning about “Love Hotels” and “Capsule Hotels”...

What is a Geisha? A Journey Into Japanese History

Just when you think that you have had so much of Western entertainment and want something different, something new, something foreign. Could there be...

Yoshiwara Tokyo – A 300 Year Old Red Light District From The Edo Period

When people visit Tokyo, they always go to several popular spots like Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ginza, and even Asakusa is often included on that list....

10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Samurai

Samurai is one of the most popular historical figure of Japan, idolized by many children and the heroes of many movies. Yet the image...

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Train etiquette in Japan - One of the most interesting experiences travelers can have while visiting Japan is taking a ride on the extensive...

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Japan isn’t just a land for adults to enjoy. Kids are more than welcome to explore this wondrous land and see all the child-friendly...

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Summer can be a very brutal time of the year to visit Japan. When summer starts settling in around June (though you can definitely...