by Anis Samsudin

Seppuku (Harakiri): The Honorable Death of a Samurai

‘Seppuku’ (widely known as ‘Harakiri’ by foreigners) is a Japanese highly ritualized suicide by disembowelment. This ritual is specifically reserved for the samurai, by which they can regain the honour for his family that are left alive, and for him to die in an honourable way. The act of Seppuku itself is not technically a…

Check out These 5 Must-Watch J-Dramas Featuring Handsome Arashi Members!

Have you ever heard of Arashi (嵐)? It is one of the top idol boy groups in Japan. Apart from being famous as idols, members of the group are also recognized as great actors in both dramas and movies. Here are 5 dramas that left a deep impression on fans and non-fans alike! 1. Maou…

All About Japanese Boy Band Arashi and Their Members

The moment you arrived at the airport, you saw these 5 people at the Japan Tourism billboard. Then you saw them again in some beer advertisements. When you switched on the TV, there they were again on a game show. Then you walked into the music store, and you saw these people again on the…

The Benefits of Drinking Japan’s 3 Favorite Teas

Tea is the one of the most commonly consumed beverages in Japan. You can drink it at any time of the day, regardless of the season. Tea is widely available in restaurants, kiosks, convenience stores, or even in vending machines, hot or cold. citygalonthego.com/ To create the tea, the leaves have to undergo a certain…

4 Dreamy Views of Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchiko!

Mount Fuji, which is the highest volcano and the highest peak in Japan, is one pride of Japan. It is considered one of the 3 Holy Mountains in Japan, along with Mount Tate, and Mount Haku. It is exceptionally symmetrical in shape, making it into a famous symbol of Japan, and an important element in…

Great News for Muslim Travelers: Kansai International Airport is Muslim Friendly!

Are you a Muslim who is going to Japan through Kansai, or having a transfer there, and looking for places to pray or find Halal food to eat at the airport? Good news! Kansai International Airport is Muslim friendly! In order to accommodate the needs of Muslim passengers at the airport, special rooms have been…

How to Survive in Japan With No Japanese Language Skills

Are you going to travel to Japan but you don’t know a single word of Japanese Language? Not a problem. Japanese people are very kind and helpful. They will definitely help if you are in trouble. I was once approached by one old lady, trying to show me the way to go to the train…