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Where Can You Find High-Quality Jewelry at Reasonable Prices in Tokyo?

Harry Winston, Tiffany, Cartier. These are jewelry brands that everyone knows. Loved all over the world, possession of these brands’ items is often perceived to mean high status. However, it seems that foreigners visiting Japan do not take notice of these high-end brands, but aim for downtown jewelry stores in places like Ueno and Okachimachi.…

Heard of Famous Japanese Artist Jakuchu? Let his Exquisite Masterpieces Blow your Mind!

What do you imagine when you think of Japanese art? Perhaps the typical image of ukiyo-e paintings or ink drawings? There is actually quite an array of historical Japanese art. A great, celebrated Japanese artist named Jakuchu painted extremely vibrant and beautiful paintings throughout his career in the Edo era. In this article, you can…
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How to Maintain Your Complexion: Simple Secrets to Japanese Skincare

Most people who are interested in beauty products and skincare know how many fantastic products are available in Asia. Japan, in particular, is home to some amazing skincare and makeup. If you’ve ever walked down the street or opened a magazine, you’ve probably noticed how fresh and naturally beautiful Japanese women look. So what’s their…

4 Reasons You Need to Visit the Japan Heritage City of Onomichi!

When you think of Japanese cities, what names come to mind? Tokyo? Kyoto? Osaka? Or possibly Hokkaido or Okinawa? However, from North to south and east to west, Japan is a country stretching over about 3,000 kilometers with 47 prefectures and is divided into around 1,700 municipal districts, towns, and villages. In other words, Japan…

Experience the Beauty of Japan’s Iconic Sakura and Mt. Fuji All In One Day

Sakura blossoms are a symbol of Japan and are one of the flowers that have been loved for centuries. This beauty has therefore been preserved through many works of art with sakura themes such as paintings, haiku and tanka poetry. When you imagine sakura, what kind of scene comes to mind? Brilliantly colored petals, several…

Would you like to know Colonel Sanders’ Secret Ingredient used Only in Japan?

Japan is famous for its unique food culture. Not only are long-beloved foods like sushi and tempura included in menus but ramen, gyoza, and other dishes from outside the country have been incorporated. These and other dishes have all been given an original Japanese twist. For example, Baskin-Robbins’ sakura ice cream, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ matcha…

Want to Enjoy Sakura, All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Strawberry Picking All In One Day?

When visiting Japan in the spring, most people want to see the sakura in full bloom. The many sakura with their fleeting blossoms perfectly convey the charm of Japanese spring. Additionally, many travelers aim to enjoy plenty of delicious Japanese food. The wonderful taste of seafood and fruit that you can sample in Japan is…

What Guidebooks Won’t Tell You: the Unexplored Parts of Tohoku

When you hear of Tohoku, what comes to your mind? An earthquake? The nuclear accident? Or… Although having a small territory, Japan is made up of various regional cultures. As there are countless sightseeing spots, those who have visited before may have realized that it is impossible to experience all of Japan’s attractions in only…