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.
A collection of the most legendary ukiyo-e artists, their greatest works of art and the oftentimes fascinating lives these artists lived.
A millenia old traditional sport and Shinto ritual which is still popular and practiced to this very day.
Geisha’s are the pinnacle of Japanese feminine beauty and continue to fascinate many Westerners and Japanese alike.
Japan has no shortage of natural hot springs. Find out what makes them the ideal places for relaxation.
The art of keeping trees in a miniature state is known as bonsai. Learn more about it here.
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 is so much more than just raw fish. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about this unique Japanese dish.
Sake has been manufactured and consumed in Japan since before recorded history. Learn more about this famous alcoholic beverage.
Awamori is a distilled rice liqueur unique to Okinawa which has recently been gaining international attention.
Learn more about sashimi – delicious thin cut strips of raw meat which is very similar to sushi.
Japan is home to many of the world’s most healthiest teas. Find out more about them here.
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.
Learning the art of preparing sushi requires not only skill but also the right tools. Check out these amazing sushi chef knives.
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.
Find out about the different components that make up a sake set and how to use them with proper etiquette.
Show off your bonsai tree with these incredible looking levitating bonsai pots.
Wooden Kokeshi dolls have been made for over 150 years as children’s toys but have recently become collectors items.
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 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 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.
Kyoto City is considerably smaller when compared to other Japanese cities but it offers so many incredible sightseeing opportunities and activities. Learn more here.
Nagasaki is home to many important historical sites which dates back to before the Edo Period. Learn more about this fascinating city here.
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.