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A Guide to Japan


Japanese Culture Guide

Many facets of Japanese culture dates back by thousands of years and their ability to perfectly combine the old with the modern is what fascinates so many people. Visit the culture section to learn more about geisha, sumo wrestling, bonsai and the many different forms of visual arts.

Japanese woodblock prints Japanese Woodblock Prints

A collection of the most legendary ukiyo-e artists, their greatest works of art and the oftentimes fascinating lives these artists lived.

Sumo Wrestling

A millenia old traditional sport and Shinto ritual which is still popular and practiced to this very day.

Geisha Geisha

Geisha’s are the pinnacle of Japanese feminine beauty and continue to fascinate many Westerners and Japanese alike.

Onsens

Japan has no shortage of natural hot springs. Find out what makes them the ideal places for relaxation.

Bonsai Bonsai

The art of keeping trees in a miniature state is known as bonsai. Learn more about it here.


Japanese Food Guide

Japan consists of numerous geographical regions, with each offering its own unique set of distinctive appetizing cuisines. From sake, craft-beers, ramen, sushi, kobe beef and an enormous variety of candies and sweets.

Sushi A Guide to Sushi

Sushi is so much more than just raw fish. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about this unique Japanese dish.

Sake A Guide to Sake

Sake has been manufactured and consumed in Japan since before recorded history. Learn more about this famous alcoholic beverage.

Awamori Awamori

Awamori is a distilled rice liqueur unique to Okinawa which has recently been gaining international attention.

Salmon sashimi Sashimi

Learn more about sashimi – delicious thin cut strips of raw meat which is very similar to sushi.

Japanese green tea Japanese Tea

Japan is home to many of the world’s most healthiest teas. Find out more about them here.


Japanese Products

Japan is notoriously famous for manufacturing and producing the world’s highest quality products. Check out our list of uniquely made in Japan products such as sushi knifes and actual levitating bonsai pots.

Sushi Knifes Sushi Knives

Learning the art of preparing sushi requires not only skill but also the right tools. Check out these amazing sushi chef knives.

Bonsai Trees Bonsai Trees

Fancy having your own bonsai tree but don’t want to go through the effort of growing one from seed? Take a look at these trees you can buy that are ready to be worked on.

Sake sets Sake Sets

Find out about the different components that make up a sake set and how to use them with proper etiquette.

Air Bonsai Air Bonsai

Show off your bonsai tree with these incredible looking levitating bonsai pots.

Kokeshi Dolls Kokeshi Dolls

Wooden Kokeshi dolls have been made for over 150 years as children’s toys but have recently become collectors items.


Japanese Travel Guide

Japan is home to many scenic wonders – from ultra-modern cities you won’t find anywhere else on earth to quaint towns and villages featuring centuries old architecture. Natural wonders are plentiful too such as beaches, islands hot springs, majestic mountains such as Mount Fuji and a whole lot more.

Tokyo Travel Guide Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo City is the world’s largest metropolis and exploring it in its entirety is not possible with just one lifetime. Uncover the best parts of the city here.

Kyoto Travel Guide Kyoto Travel Guide

Kyoto City is the former capital of Japan but remains as the cultural hub of the country. Come explore this much smaller city and all it has to offer.

Things to do in Kyoto Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto City is considerably smaller when compared to other Japanese cities but it offers so many incredible sightseeing opportunities and activities. Learn more here.

Things to do in Nagasaki Things to do in Nagasaki

Nagasaki is home to many important historical sites which dates back to before the Edo Period. Learn more about this fascinating city here.

Things to do in Okinawa Things to do in Okinawa

Okinawa offers a slightly different culture from that of the rest of Japan. Home to many World War II battle sites and the best beaches in Asia.

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