Tag: Japanese Culture

 
  • ATMs in Japan to Withdraw Cash | How to Guide

    ATMs in Japan to Withdraw Cash | How to Guide

    Many of you are very concerned about the question “Would ATMs in Japan allow me to withdraw cash by credit and debit cards issued outside of Japan?” Please note Japan is still a cash-based society! If you are visiting Japan in the future, this is an important topic to discuss […]

     
     
  • How to Hanami | Sakura Viewing Party Guide

    How to Hanami | Sakura Viewing Party Guide

    How to Hanami in Japan? If you plan on visiting Japan this spring during the cherry blossom season, this guide is going to give you some ideas to enjoy a hanami picnic party. Japan’s cherry blossom season delights all of us not just offering the stunning sakura blossoms but also […]

     
     
  • Coming of Age Day (Seijin No Hi) Ceremony | Japanese Holidays

    Coming of Age Day (Seijin No Hi) Ceremony | Japanese Holidays

    Coming of age day is a Japanese annual public holiday celebrated on the second Monday in January. It already has reminded me of my own experience that I had a few years back from now on. It made me so happy to be a part of this annual ceremony. A […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
 
 

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