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  • Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    If you are familiar with origami then I assume you have heard about making origami pentagon base out of a square paper. Anyway, have you ever heard of the word Kirigami Pentagon Base? Well, today here, I will teach you how to make Kirigami pentagon base. It is a very […]

     
     
  • Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2020

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2020

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri) is one of the most popular winter festivals in Japan. It’s the largest winter festival in the country as well with attracting approximately two million people visit this widely known winter festival every year. If you want to see beautiful ice sculptures in Hokkaido, […]

     
     
  • Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami is a traditional Japanese art of making different beautiful creature by folding a piece of paper. People of Japan know how to worship and respect this art that has been practicing by the numerous unknown artists from a long time ago. Origami is fun to learn, this is what […]

     
     
  • 7 Historic Samurai Districts in Japan

    7 Historic Samurai Districts in Japan

    Japan has many historical places that include old towns, castles, famous samurai districts and merchant districts. To tell you the truth, Japanese government has successfully preserved all these places especially the samurai districts. They represent Japan every now and then. Not every city in Japan has samurai districts but only […]

     
     
  • Difference Between Kimono and Yukata | Japan Fashion

    Difference Between Kimono and Yukata | Japan Fashion

    In Japan, traditionally Kimono and Yukata both are worn for different occasions. They simply look alike to you if you are not that much familiar with Japanese culture but the real scenario says that they are not as same as you think of. Japanese Kimono and Yukata are very famous […]

     
     
  • 17 Things You Must Know Before Climbing Mount Fuji

    17 Things You Must Know Before Climbing Mount Fuji

    If climbing Mount Fuji is in your Japan bucket list then there are certain things you must know. Mt. Fuji is an amazing mountain that could give you endless joy; on the other hand it may ruin your entire trip. Therefore, before climbing it I suggest you some important travel […]

     
     
  • Japanese Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)

    Japanese Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)

    In Japan, Raccoon dog is known as Tanuki which scientific name is called Nyctereutes procyonoides. It is a cute name and fully matched with this cute animal. Tanuki are native animal to Japan. It belongs to Mammal species of the canid family member and similar to badger, foxes, wolves and domestic dogs. […]

     
     
  • Kirigami: The Japanese Art of Folding and Cutting Paper

    Kirigami: The Japanese Art of Folding and Cutting Paper

    What is Kirigami? I could define this way, kirigami is symmetrical and an art of folding paper which is cut by scissors to make flower, paper doll, paper snowflake and other designs. It is quite similar to Origami (Folded paper) and seen as one of Japanese traditional arts that has […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Cookbooks to Collect

    10 Best Japanese Cookbooks to Collect

    Finding a Japanese cookbook online could be easy but when we talk about finding the best ones, then we might not get them all in one platform. This is for what I am here to help you. In fact, a lot of Japanese e-cookbooks are available online to download for […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Kyoto

    10 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Kyoto

    Planning your fall foliage trip to Kyoto? These 10 destinations are famous for their stunning fall colors and come alive with red, yellow and orange leaves for at least a month each fall. Kyoto, the ancient city of Japan is breathtakingly colorful, especially in the fall. Here in this post, […]

     
     
 
 

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