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Remembering David Bowie and His Strong Connections to Japan

The lyrics “like some cat from Japan” from “Ziggy Stardust” are a clear indication of Bowie`s loving fascination with the land of the rising sun. Bowie, who tragically passed away Sunday, January 10th, was an international icon, finding home not only in the UK where he was born, but Germany where he recorded some of…

Ginza: Pop Into These Fascinating Hot Spots on Your Next Visit!

Ginza is a popular shopping district in Tokyo. It is an area where you can find internationally renowned department stores, coffee shops, restaurants, and boutiques. Choosing which place to visit can be quite confusing. Here are two fascinating activities you can do in Ginza. Kabukiza Theatre   If you’re searching for a traditional kabuki drama,…

Must See: One Piece Kabuki in Japanese Theatres!

In Japan, you will probably quickly notice that the past and the present exist in harmony. In one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, you can still find ancient wooden shrines in the strangest of places. With such a rich history and popular current shows it has finally happened, the past and…

Traditional Japanese Dance–Drama Kabuki: Types and Elements

Dancing is an important part of life. Countless people around the world enjoy modern dances and almost all the countries have some traditional styles as well. But have you ever wondered what are the traditional Japanese dances? Myth View this post on Instagram A post shared by @erichichi on Jul 16, 2019 at 9:35am PDT…

Spend a day in Ginza: the Must-Visit Places!

Ginza is a district that is located in Chuo, Tokyo. This is a popular shopping area that consists of various department stores, coffee shops, restaurants, boutiques and supermarkets. Ginza is also well known as the biggest shopping district that offers high-end branded products. In short, Ginza is a paradise for those who love shopping. What…

The Many Types of Traditional Music and Dance Celebrated in Japan!

Japan is a country with a rich and interesting history devoted to music and dance. It has managed to salvage and re-ignite traditional dances and musical events which could have easily died out over the years and with a changing culture and society. Indeed, many countries in the world do not celebrate their traditional cultural…

Khaosan: Reasonably Priced Guesthouses with a Japanese Feel

Ever heard of Khaosan guesthouses? Khaosan is the largest guesthouse chain in Japan. They have guesthouses all around the country, Tokyo, Kyoto, Kyushu (Fukuoka and Beppu), and Sapporo. Their guesthouses are always easy to access, the prices are reasonable, and the atmosphere is great. In this article, I will recommend you some of the Khaosan…

The Best Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo

Do you know Asakusa? Probably, when you see the big gate with red Chochin just like in the photo, you will get it. Asakusa is a really popular tourist spot for experiencing traditional Japanese culture. I strongly recommend you to visit Asakusa at least once. So I want to tell you about the things you…

Stranded in one of the Airports? These are the Things You can Do!

I am sure that most of you have an experience of waiting for the next flight in the airport. Sometimes the time we have to wait can be so long. What can you do to kill the time and enjoy your transit moment? These are the things that you can do other than visiting lounge…

Don’t Like Shopping? Here are 6 Other Things to Do in Ginza!

Tokyo is a safe and exciting city that seems to offer everything. This enormous metropolis has theme parks, gardens, unique landmarks, a huge range of local and world cuisines, different markets, video game and anime districts, museums, hotels, and shopping streets that fit any budget. Ginza, which is in the Chuo Ward of Tokyo, is…