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  • 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, […]

     
     
  • Autumn Leaves in Kyoto | Visit Kansai 2019

    Autumn Leaves in Kyoto | Visit Kansai 2019

    Kyoto is a heaven of fall foliage. You will feel it when you take a trip to this oldest city of Japan in autumn. The city is known for its impressive scenery year round. Kyoto is a popular tourist destination in the Kansai region, especially for its temples & shrines, […]

     
     
  • Tomoe Gozen: The Legendary Female Samurai Warrior

    Tomoe Gozen: The Legendary Female Samurai Warrior

    Samurai is born to be a powerful swordsman but what If I tell you about a female samurai warrior named Tomoe Gozen! She was a famous female samurai warrior and got the strength that a normal male samurai supposed to have. She is the true legend in Japan. I don’t […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Tokyo

    10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Tokyo

    Where to see cherry blossom (sakura) in Tokyo? If you are looking for the prettiest sakura viewing spots in Tokyo, today I want to share 10 of my favorites with you. Most of these hanami spots are located across the city in different public parks and gardens. There is a […]

     
     
  • Furoshiki: Traditional Japanese Wrapping Cloth

    Furoshiki: Traditional Japanese Wrapping Cloth

    Furoshiki is a Japanese traditional wrapping cloth that is eco-friendly and mostly used for wrapping gift, carrying goods or just as a décor accessory. The word Furoshiki comes from two different words, they are “Furo” and “Shiki” meaning “Bath” and “To Spread”. During the Edo period people used Furoshiki as […]

     
     
  • Tsukiji Fish Market Tuna Auction Guide

    Tsukiji Fish Market Tuna Auction Guide

    In my previous post I have described all about the Tsukiji Fish Market that is the world’s biggest wholesale fish market in the world. Today it is time for you to know some important travel tips to have a successful trip to Tsukiji fish market tuna auction. I believe that […]

     
     
  • Tsukiji Fish Market: A Tokyo Travel Guide

    Tsukiji Fish Market: A Tokyo Travel Guide

    Visiting Japan very soon? I could suggest you a top tourist attraction of Tokyo. However, have you ever imagined that a normal fish market that smells too fishy for you could turn to a popular tourist spot? You better think of your local fish market now, is it popular or […]

     
     
  • Autumn Leaves on Miyajima Island 2019

    Autumn Leaves on Miyajima Island 2019

    Planning a trip to Miyajima (Itsukushima) Island this November to see breathtaking fall colors? The iconic Floating Torii Gate is what everyone wishes to see on the island. Except this interesting landmark, Miyajima offers so much to offer you. The island is majestic and mysterious that highlights beautiful autumn colors in […]

     
     
 
 

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