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This year, in September, we decided to organize children’s holidays in Japan and spent holidays in this country with five of our children. We spent three days in Osaka and three days in Tokyo. None of us had ever been to Japan, and the only one who spoke Japanese was our 14-year-old child, who did not study at a language school in Japan at all, but had been learning Japanese for the last two years in a regular school. Continue reading
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 love comfort too. Hoshino Resorts has a reputation as a provider of first-class real estate, paying close attention to details and service. The group is one of the leaders of the segment, creating the first elite camping complex that Japan can be proud of, it is worth spending a vacation in the autumn in this place. Continue reading
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 Sea of Japan.
At one time, Mitsubishi’s metal recycling plant was the largest employer in Naosima. In fact, it is still the largest employer – just not as big as it once was. Continue reading