Culture

Customs

Traditional Japanese Fashion and Accessories

Japan has a wide range of traditional clothing such as kimono. There are various types of Japanese traditional clothing depending on the occupations, gender, and age of a person or occasions. In this article, we introduce beautiful Japanese traditional clothing and accessories!
History

Historical Sites in Yokohama

While it continues to develop as one of the most urbanized cities in Japan, it features impressive historical sites which has a modern and European atmosphere. Here are the best historical sites that you shouldn’t miss in Yokohama!
Customs

How to spend the New Year’s holiday in Japan

The New Year holiday is the most important holiday in Japan with many unique customs and events. In this blog we will share how to celebrate New Year in Japan!
History

Gunkanjima: History of Abandoned Island in Japan

Gunkanjima is an uninhabited island that is located approximately 17.5 km southwest of Nagasaki prefecture in Japan. It was once flourished as a center of coal mining, which brought a number of huge profits to the country. Now it's the popular tourist destination as an abandoned island.
History

What Is Meiji Period? A Brief Introduction of A Unique Time in Japanese History!

The Meiji Period (1886-1912) is widely seen as an important period of time in the Japanese history. In the period, the nation transformed its political, economical and social situation. In this article we will explain the history briefly and outline some important elements of the Meiji Period.
Religion

An Overview of Shintoism and Buddhism in Japan – Differences and History

Shinto and Buddhism are the two main religions of Japan that peacefully coexist. In this article we will explain the differences between the two and how to recognize a shrine from a temple.
Religion

10 Famous Buddha Statues in Japan

Temples are the symbolic tourist attractions that allows visitors to learn about the religion through exploring historical structures and sacred sites. It is also where you can take a glimpse of Japanese Buddha statue, which is often regarded as an objection for respect as an embodiment of Buddha. In this article, we will introduce the 10 famous Japanese Buddha statues in Japan!
Culture

10 Most Popular Sports In Japan

Sports have always been a big part of the Japanese culture with traditional sports like judo and sumo still being immensely popular. In this article we'll discuss some of the most popular sports in Japan and how you can enjoy them!
Events

Japanese ‘Kamakura’ Snow Hut Festivals

Are you looking for some winter adventures in Japan other than the active snowsports like skiing and snowboarding? How ...
Events

How to Celebrate Halloween in Japan

Halloween in Japan is celebrated a little different than in other countries, the costumes and parties play a big part, but there is no trick or treating and many other Halloween tradition are not cared about. In Japan, Halloween is more celebrated among the adults that like to dress up and party. Many stores, will offer limited seasonal editions of their goods and colourful decorations. In this article, we will help you understand how you can enjoy Halloween in Japan!
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