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Enoshima: The Amazing Getaway Just an Hour Away From Tokyo

Enoshima Island is perhaps one of the most beautiful and worthy sightseeing spots to visit in Japan. First of all, it is located near Tokyo (2 hour ride by car or accessible by train from central Shinjuku Odakyu Station), it’s location is really convenient because if you are staying in Tokyo, you will only need…

Personal Experience: Affordable Hotel in the heart of Kyoto

Kyoto, the old historical Japanese city which offers unique and exciting journeys to experience, is known to be one of the most famous places to visit in all of Japan. It is crowded with tourists and visitors from all over the world, throughout the whole year. Staying in Kyoto for a few days, if you…

Second-Hand Shops: “Treasures” in Japan

Japanese second-hand shops, or also called “recycle shops” are now becoming a very popular concept. As a visitor, you may think that Japanese lifestyle is quite expensive and not so affordable for everyone. However, when you stay and live in Japan for a while, you will discover some life aspects and concepts that will definitely…

Ueno Park: Beyond your Expectations

Ueno Park is much more than a simple green space; it is the center of many attractions located in the same place. It is very difficult for any visitor to visit all of them within one or two days, as you have to spend much more time if you want to enjoy what Ueno park…

Shinjuku Gyoen: amazing green escape!

Tokyo is known to be one of the most crowded cities in the world, however, it is also known for its huge and beautiful parks and gardens, just in the middle of the city. While visiting great shopping places within Tokyo huge skyscrapers and buildings, you can easily take a break from the noise and…

The World of Momoyo Torimitsu

The writer of Ficciones (1944), Jorge Luis Borges, describes a perfect map which reports all details of the world and even adopts the actual size and volume of the world. This map is so perfect that it can’t be distinguished from the real thing! As a result, the world is at the same time both…

Japanese great composer: Innovative music style

Tomomi Adachi The works of the composer Tomomi Adachi are, paradoxically (rather, they sound “baroque”!) part of a long minimalist tradition (Satie, John Cage), extended by the culture of Japanese microtonality of Gagaku music. As an alternative to the term “minimalism”, the word “microscopic” could also be used to express, in particular, the idea of…

Takashi Miike the “Koanist”

Health and life are characterized by the movement, sickness and death by the inertia and the smothering. The Reason is precious each time it brings us to the life (scientific research, social interaction etc.) but the reason can also confining us in certainties. A world based on logic could fall in complete self-sufficiency and become…