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Japan is an innovative country. It celebrates so many holidays in a year, both traditional and new. Every year, new holiday observances are introduced which add rhythm to their culture. There is even a list of made-up ones which are known as "faux-lidays" or "kinenbi (記念日)" in Japanese. These...

Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is a 200-room resort offering a great panoramic view of the East China Sea. It is a new expansion of Starwood Resorts & Hotels Worldwide, Inc. in agreement with Sunmarina Operations Co., Ltd. The resort is set to open anytime in the middle of 2016...

If you want total serenity from the city, the best getaway is to stay in a secluded place hidden from the mainland and only familiar to a few tourists. The luxurious inns in Chillma will provide you with the "chill out" of a lifetime. This villa is located in...

When a foreigner asks how many seasons there are in Japan, the most common response is four: spring, summer, fall, and winter. But, did you know that Japan has 24 major seasons with 72 microseasons? Traditional Japanese Calendar baxleystamps.com/ Yes, the Japanese calendar is divided into 24 major divisions that mark the...

Do you sometimes feel like you need an exotic and luxurious holiday? Well, if you live in Japan or if you're coming for a holiday there is one place you should give a try! The paradise island of Ishigaki-jima! Ishigaki-jima okinawa-information.com/ This island is the main island of the Yaeyama archipelago. It...

Kodomo no Hi blog.livedoor.jp/ What is this? Well, it is "Children’s Day" in Japanese. In Japan, Children’s Day always takes place on the fifth day of the fifth month, and it was a national holiday in Japan since 1948. The Japanese government wants to respect their children’s personalities and celebrates their...

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