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Wildlife Spotting in Japan

The natural beauty of Japan is not something that immediately springs to the minds of many. Instead, we conjure up the image of the busy streets and shopping modernity of Tokyo, and not the mountain ranges, fresh streams and open forest. And yet, the landscape of Japan boasts all these things and more. For its…

Traveling To Kyushu? Visit These 3 Beautiful Places in Kagoshima

Kagoshima is located in Kyushu, an island which is often compared to Italy’s Naples. It has a relatively hot climate with a distinct and rich food culture. It is the birthplace of many snacks and popular timeless sweets in Japan. Apart from this, it is also home to a very traditional Japanese beverage called ‘shochu’.…

Origami, the Art of Transforming Paper into a Masterpiece

Origami (折り紙) is the art of paper folding. The word is derived from Ori meaning “folding”, and Kami meaning “paper.” It is one of the things that Japan is famous for — the art of transforming a piece of paper into something beautiful, by just folding it. Origami is very popular in Japan since it…