Japanese-style room (washitsu)

Everything You Need To Know About Traditional Japanese Houses!

Everything in Japan becomes more interesting when we observe it and come to know the details. The traditional Japanese houses are really interesting in construction and look very beautiful. The construction and architecture of these houses surely provide an environment in which life is very much linked to the nature. There are a lot of…

The Art of Entering a Traditional Tatami Room: 4 Things You Should Know

Tatami is a type of mat flooring used in traditional Japanese houses. There are some basic manners which you must be aware of when entering a Traditional Japanese Tatami room. Here are 4 of the most important things to remember. 1. Do not step on the doorsill   jp.fotolia.com/ Stepping on the doorsill is seen…

3 Unique Guesthouses to Brighten Your Trip to Tokyo

When you come to Japan, for many travellers, the first destination will be Tokyo, the biggest city in Japan. But, where is a good place to stay in Tokyo? Business hotels? Ryokan, or Japanese-style hotels? Guesthouses? Each place has its own merits. Guesthouse are generally the cheapest option, and you can enjoy your stay with…