So why is it that Japan continues to progress in so many sports whilst other nations like Scotland seemingly backpedal?
It is not a new thing for Japan to have unique and entertaining restaurants as people’s hangout destination. Let’s say maid cafes, animal cafes, etc. Girls may not enjoy maid cafes the same way guys do, but luckily Japan has made a kind of cafe girls can enjoy.
Charmant is a lovely, compact resort that can be enjoyed by all! People of all ages: skiers, snowboarders and ski scooters of all levels. Oh! I forgot to mention! Great snow? Charmant is renowned for huge dumps of snow and deep powder, and a long winter season!
I knew absolutely nothing about Kyudou, but before I realized it, I had grabbed a friend and we signed up for classes within weeks.
For those out there who are interested in trying the elegant and meditative Japanese martial art of kyudou (Japanese archery), let me break down the approximate cost.
What do you think of when I say “Osaka?” Chances are kickboxing and tom yum soup aren’t exactly high on your agenda. But these were just 2 of the many features on show at the annual Osaka Thai Festival last week.
Sumo is a very different affair. With an elite number of wrestlers, Sumo has long been a closed sport, accepting only limited foreign entrants and has minimal outside interference. Traditionally, the only opportunity to see this ancient sport in action is at a 'Grand Tournament'. However, these grand tournaments are held only once every two months, alternating between the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo and another venue elsewhere in Japan.