Top 5 Summer Festival in Japan

The Japanese love festivals and the nation’s summer celebrations are some of the most colorful and well-attended. Like so much else in Japan, festivals are often tied to important historical events and spiritual concepts. Depending… Read More

5 Japanese Ceramic Towns You Should Visit

Japanese pottery is one of the local art forms that the people are very proud of. Several towns have established their own identity as “pottery centers,” and draw thousands of local and international tourists each… Read More

Winter Illuminations in Japan

Winter Illumination: What’s It All About? Looking for an effective way to make your winter in Japan a memorable one? Take an “off-season” trip and enjoy the incredible winter illuminations. Many tourists and even a… Read More

Quote of the day

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.

Thich Nhat Hanh