FIRST ELITE CAMPING COMPLEX IN JAPAN
Glemping (glamorous camping) is a fairly new concept for Japan. When it comes to camping, the Japanese say it's a good thing, but when it comes to living there, they…

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ART HAS TRANSFORMED A FAR JAPAN ISLAND
Art can enlighten, confer, challenge, provoke. Sometimes it can transform a whole community. A clear illustration of this statement is the 5.5 square-mile island of Naoshima, located in the Inland…

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EVENTS CALENDAR - TOKYO
If you come to rest in Tokyo, work or study, no matter how busy you are, you still have free days. You should not stay at home or in a…

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ONSEN: FEATURES OF TRADITIONAL JAPANESE BATTLES

For many who come to Japan, both for Europeans and for the inhabitants of Asia, onsen is an unfamiliar territory, and people prefer to bypass it. The combination of local etiquette, the fact that complete nudity is meant (sometimes even in the presence of people of the opposite sex), as well as a much higher temperature of the water than happens mainly in the hydromassage baths we are used to – forcing travelers visiting Japan for the first time ignore onsenes, avoiding such experiences. Continue reading

SUMMER IN JAPAN
The present summer in Japan begins in July and lasts through August. This article contains useful information about the weather and tourist activities for those who are planning a summer…

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ART HAS TRANSFORMED A FAR JAPAN ISLAND
Art can enlighten, confer, challenge, provoke. Sometimes it can transform a whole community. A clear illustration of this statement is the 5.5 square-mile island of Naoshima, located in the Inland…

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ON THE PECULIARITIES OF JAPANESE AUTOMATIC MACHINES WITH DRINKS
There are a lot of legends about Japanese vending machines. And indeed, you can buy almost everything. From batteries and tickets to apple slices and bread in cans. But today…

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PARK WENO - PEARL TOKYO
Ueno Park is a large public park near Ueno Station in downtown Tokyo. The land on which the park was spread was originally part of the Kanyi-ji Temple, which used…

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