KHANAMI - IMPORTANT JAPANESE TRADITION
If you have ever been to Japan in the spring, we can say with complete confidence: most likely, you went to enjoy the stunning spectacle of the blossoming sakura. The…

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8 BEST FLOWER PARKS OF JAPAN
In Japan, thanks to the clear separation of the seasons, you can see a wide variety of floral landscapes that change from season to season. In every corner of the…

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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 to be one of the largest and richest temples in the city and in the Edo era was the family temple of the ruling clan Tokugawa. Kanai-ji was located northeast of the capital, and was built to protect the city from evil, like Enryaku-ji Temple in Kyoto. Continue reading

JAPAN'S BEST SKI RESORTS
In Japan, there are hundreds of different ski resorts, providing a great opportunity to ride on the virgin snow. They mainly focus on Hokkaido and Honshu. Most of them are…

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7 THINGS YOU CAN'T DO IN JAPAN
Before going to Japan, it would be useful to familiarize yourself with some cultural characteristics in order to avoid insulting the feelings of the Japanese. Manners and social rules are…

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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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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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