NIKKO IS JAPAN
Perhaps someone remembers an old Japanese Railway advertising poster. Unlike conventional advertising, the slogan here was much more powerful than an attractive picture. Three simple words: Nikko is Nippon (Japan).…

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GUIDE TO AKIHABARA
Bright, noisy, mysterious and wonderful, there is no place in the world like the quarter of Akihabara. The birthplace of Otaku culture abounds in adventures, there are so many places…

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JAPANESE SNACKS WHICH CAN BE BRINGED HOME
Delicious "souvenirs" that can be brought from Japan. Tell a friend about Japan: Everyone loves snacks, and it is no secret that there is a huge variety of them when…

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THESE COMPLEX-COMPLEX STICKS

The Japanese love the rules of etiquette. And the rules of lunch etiquette especially. It would seem that coping with chopsticks is not at all difficult. And Japanese restaurants are literally everywhere. But in fact, in Japan, a whole system of secret prohibitions and taboos has been developed, which it is strictly forbidden to violate in a decent society. Everyone even has a special name. List all difficult, so for you – a dozen of the most important nominations. Continue reading

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

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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BEACHES BEACHES - TROPICAL PARADISE!
The most beautiful and best beaches in Japan are undoubtedly located on the tropical islands of Okinawa, the country's most southern prefecture. But for some reason, speaking of Japan, many…

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SEASON KHANAMI IN KYOTO
Traveling in Japan in the season when sakura blooms, it is simply impossible not to visit Kyoto - a city that is attractive for tourism at any time of the…

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TOP 10 BETTER CONDITIONING TOKYO
The best places in Tokyo, where you can taste excellent Japanese sweets! There are many popular tourist destinations in Tokyo: Asakusa is known for Shinso-ji Temple, Akihabara is a Japanese…

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