By Glicia

Sakura teaches you Japanese Culture

Spring is still going on throughout Japan, although Sakura fell down, almost everywhere. If you missed it, you might be lucky to see it in the North part of Japan, such as Hokkaido, where Sakura starts to blossom by the beginning of May. Author’s photo In Kansai area, Sakura starts to blossom in the first…

Eigamura The Japanese Hollywood

Attractions Located at Azumasa area of Kyoto, Eigamura the Japanese world for eiga (=movie), and mura (=village), was described by Karla Cripps, a CNN writer, as The Hollywood of Japan. The place has many other names among Japanese, such as Toei Uzumasa Eigamura (東映太秦映画村, or Kyoto Studio Park or simply the Movie Land. It was…

Dinner served by NINJAs

Secret, Mystery and Adventure…they are ninjas related words. What do you think about adding them to you meal? Well, one of most interesting things about Japan is, for sure, the food. Having a meal here is far more than tasting exotic or raw sources of proteins (fish, seafood, vegetables, tofu). It is surprising how Japanese…

Miyajima, the land of Gods and humans

Officially named Itsukushima (厳島), Miyajima is an island in the western Inland Sea of Japan (Seto Naikai), located northwest of Hiroshima prefecture. It is also known as the sacred island, literally meaning the Shrine Island, where visitors can sense the harmony between humans and nature. Not only for all those, who are looking for spiritual…