Japan’s rich culinary heritage has much to offer on this front: the archipelago is home to one of the world’s longest-lived people and its balanced diet is often considered a major factor in supporting long and healthy lives. Here are five Japanese foods to incorporate into your kitchen.
Nowadays there are many online options for learning Japanese. When I was actively learning Japanese there was not much online material available, so I mostly had to stick to the good old textbook. For this article, I checked out some websites and apps for learning Japanese and reviewed them.
Scattered across a large plateau on the outskirts of the city are the Saitobaru Burial Mounds, a collection of three hundred and thirty-three kofun, a type of grave used in Japan during the Kofun period, an era pre-dating written records.
Now known primarily among visitors as the home of Tokyo Sky Tree, Sumida ward can easily provide a long weekend's worth of tasty food, Japanese history and culture, shopping, and entertainment. This article introduces five stops worth venturing eastward for.
Here I will introduce 5 of the first few food-related things that puzzled me in this country.
Contrary to many seated Buddha statues, the Ushiku Buddha statue stands at a marvelous height of 120 metres, with a 10 metres base and 10 metres lotus platform. What you see in pictures are nothing compared to what meets the naked eye.
Japan is a country of tradition. While that has led to it preserving its culture for generations, the adherence to tradition has some downsides. One of these downsides is the attitude towards people with tattoos.
Tokyo is a bustling city full off cute cafés. We took a closer look to the world of cute character cafés, so here is a list of five cafés staying permanently. Whenever you come to Tokyo you shouldn’t miss a visit there.
The temple was built in AD 686 and is positioned near the top of a mountain. There is a covered stairway leading up that’s strewn with flowers and lined with stone lanterns.