What are Daruma?

Daruma have held a deep connection with Japanese culture for a long time. But what are they, and where do they come from? Let's find out!

Religion in Japan

Do you know what different religions there are in Japan? Let's learn about what people believe in in Japan.

Best Zen Experiences in Japan

Want to experience authentic Zen culture in Japan? Here is our guide to the best Zen experiences in Japan!
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Shukubo Experience in Japan – Let’s Stay at A Buddhist Temple

Do you know that you can stay at a temple in Japan? It's called Shukubo, and it gives you a unique experience including zen meditation, buddhist vegan meals and a sacred morning ritual.
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Best Temples and Shrines to Visit in Kamakura

There are beautiful temples and shrines that you definitely want to visit in Kamakura. Here are our picks for the best temples and shrines to explore.

Buddhism in Japan – Brief History and Best Buddhist Temples to Visit

Buddhism is one of the two main religions in Japan. Here will explain how it got introduced in Japan and its influence on the daily lives of people in Japan.

Bonsai Tree – A Traditional Japanese Art Form

Bonsai are an Japanese form of art with a long history, here we'll explain everything there is to know about the miniature trees!

Weekend Trip To Koyasan – Access, Hotspots & Hiking Trails

Koyasan, near Osaka, is one of the most sacred places in Japan and a popular pilgrimage site. In this article we'll go in to the perfect weekend trip!

What Are Jizo Statues? The Guardian Deity of Children and Travelers

You can find Jizo statues, the guardian deity of children and travelers, everywhere on the streets in Japan. In this article, we briefly introduce what Jizo statues are, and some famous temples where you can see unique Jizo statues in Japan.

Shinbutsu-Shugo: The Mix of Shintoism and Buddhism in Japan

Japan is home to 2 main beliefs; shintoism and Buddhism, in this article we explain the concept of Shinbutsu-Shugo, how these have grown together and where you can see the mixture of the two.
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