Cultural Heritage

Laugh your Heart Out at This Laughter Festival in Wakayama in October 2017!

They say laughter is the best medicine. In every country in the world, laughter and comedy are celebrated in different ways, and Japan is no exception. In Japan, people say that laughter is so powerful that it can cheer up the gods! The Warai Festival, held in the town of Hidakagawa in Wakayama Prefecture, is…

Be Mesmerized by the Beauty of the Rikugien Garden

Japan is very rich in nature with colorful trees everywhere especially during the season of Autumn, as Japan gives the utmost importance to nature. Many visitors to Japan sometimes limit their sightseeing specifically to man-made structures such as the Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower. There are tons of places to visit in Tokyo, and one…