“Little Edo” Kawagoe 1 Day Tour
A while ago, when the cherry trees were still blooming, I spent one of my holidays in Kawagoe–a small town in the Saitama Prefecture. Though being near Tokyo, Kawagoe–often known as “Little Edo”–is a nostalgic town completely different from the urbanized Tokyo city. It is a place less busy and boiterous, but more tranquil and relaxing. Continue reading “1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE”
Folding Papers, so called “Origami” is one of the most elegant and elaborate arts of all Japanese culture. You will be surprise how Japanese people put their creativity and effort into piece of paper and make it into magnificent art.
This blog will tell you things that you might not know about Origami. At the end of of this blog, who knows you might be able to make one of your own origami Continue reading “The Art of Japanese Folding Paper “Origami””
Furoshiki is Japan’s historic cloth that is the epitome of the three Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). Read about its eco-friendly convenience and trendiness with special guest – Tappy!
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Unanimously known as Tokyo’s hippest neighbourhood, this place is scattered with many charming vintage stores, cool cafes and indie entertainment. In this article, we’ll give you a taste of the eccentric Shimokitazawa.
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Can you imagine a place in Tokyo that is unlike the rest of, well, Tokyo?
Continue reading “Tokyo’s Edo Town with an army of Cute Cats”
It might have been a long time since some of us sent a letter by hand. If you have received one recently, you might remember the mark that is put over the postage stamp. This is called a “postmark”.
Continue reading “Unique Postmarks in Japan”
It is almost the end of Summer. If you visit Japan during the period, you might see Japanese people walking the parade and carrying Golden Wagon along the street.
You might wonder what are they doing? Is it okay to join the parade?
Continue reading “Harajuku Summer Festival Frenzy”