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Sightseeing at Tokyo’s Universities – See what we Recommend!

You might think that sightseeing and universities don’t mix – right? Wrong! Despite the seriousness at which students in Japan study to enter these bastions of education, Tokyo’s universities offer the tourist a much more enjoyable experience. Many of Tokyo’s universities are blessed with interesting museums, architecture and natural parklands. Yet, sadly these places are…

Would You Like to Become a Shinto Priest? Here’s How to Get Started!

Have you ever wondered about the path required to becoming a Shinto priest? In the past, there were no standardized certifications required for Shinto priesthood as it used to be a hereditary profession. However, in modern times, those who want to become official Shinto priests must pass examinations by the Association of Shintō Shrines (Jinja…