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Get Immersed in Kagawa’s Beauty While Exploring Japanese History

Kagawa is the smallest prefecture in Japan when it comes to the land area. It is located between the mountains of Shikoku and the sea. It is popular for its udon noodles, particularly Sanuki udon, which has been named after the prefecture’s old name, Sanuki. Not only that, there are many historical places to visit…

The Edo Tail Behind the Ancient Tokaido Trail

Way back in Japanese history, before the advent of high-speed trains, the path from Edo to Kyoto was well travelled. Without modern ways of travelling, such as by train or plane, foot power was the only way. When the Edo period dawned, the capital of Japan was moved from Kyoto, where it had been held…

Suntory Yamazaki Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting!

When most people think of whiskey (or whisky, depending where it’s from, of course!) they tend to think of Ireland and Scotland but for quite some years now Japan has been becoming more and more well known for producing some of the best whiskey around. Yamazaki Distillery tour   One of the biggest producers of…

Be guided around the ancient capital of Japan: Three Recommended Tours in Kyoto

Kyoto is the ancient capital of Japan, where the centre of government sat for hundreds of years. Kyoto is steeped in history, culture and architecture which is truly breathtaking. Kyoto is one of the top travel destinations for tourists in Japan, however, some people find it difficult to navigate. Public transport relies more on buses…

A Look Inside the Main Building of A Japanese Elementary School

Japan is a highly educated country. Its government invests a lot of resources on the education sector which is evident on the school resources and facilities. Educational institutions all over Japan are fully equipped and is, therefore, a very good training ground for schoolchildren. In this article, I will take you inside a Japanese elementary…

Meet Japan’s last samurai: Joe Okada

Do Samurais still exist? Do you ever wonder if the Samurai you saw in the movies or know from the stories still exist? Moreover, have you ever wondered if you can meet them on your trip to Japan? I too, have asked myself those questions. Actually, samurais disappeared a long time ago. In Japan, nowadays,…