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How is a traditional samurai sword made?

Of all the iconic national symbols, none is more representative of Japan’s time-forged traditions than the samurai sword. Said to possess a warrior’s very soul,…...
November 26, 2019 | Arts | Culture

The Complete Guide to Japanese Drinks

“You don’t need to go to Japan to enjoy Japan’s incredible drinking culture”. For everyone interested in alcoholic beverages or Japanese culture and cuisine generally…...
November 20, 2019 | Cuisine | Latest News

Nabana no Sato Winter Illumination 2019

Partners Information: The time for “Nabana no Sato Illumination” this year has arrived! Japan’s largest “Nabana no Sato Illumination” began on October 19. This year’s main…...
November 14, 2019 | Uncategorized

Enjoy autumn foilage at Kawagoe Nakain Temple

Partners Information: Nakain is a historical temple in Kawagoe. Enjoy the views that change along with the seasons that are loved by the local residents also.…...
November 14, 2019 | Autumn Leaves | Latest News

Is Japan expensive?

How far does the Aussie dollar go in Japan? Further than you might think. This is a basic guide to how much things cost in…...
November 14, 2019 | Accommodation | Cuisine | Driving | Transportation

Kameido Tenjin Shrine Chrysanthemum Festival

Partners Information: Kameido Tenjin Shrine in eastern Tokyo will once again hold its annual Chrysanthemum Festival. Sugawara no Michizane, deified as Tenjin, the god of learning,…...
October 25, 2019 | Events | Latest News

Find Furano Campaign

Discover a new side of Japan! In the centre of Hokkaido, the Furano-Biei region is known for its otherworldly rural landscapes, fascinating culture and peaceful…...
October 16, 2019 | Competitions | Latest News

Experience Autumn in Iwamizawa

Partners Information: Experience Autumn in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido! Due to its northern location, Hokkaido sees the autumn leaves before anywhere else in Japan. The trees start to…...
October 4, 2019 | Autumn Leaves | Latest News

Hida Folk Village Autumn Light-up Event

Partners Information: Hida Folk Village (Hida-no-Sato) in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture will hold an autumn leaves light-up event. Dates Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from…...
October 4, 2019 | Autumn Leaves | Events | Latest News

Universal Studios Countdown Party 2020

Partners Information: The Universal Studios Countdown Party 2020 special event will run from 7pm Tuesday, 31 December to 2am, Wednesday, 1 January 2020. Celebrate the end…...
October 1, 2019 | Latest News | Nightlife

Takayama Festival 9-10 October 2019

Partners Information: Takayama Festival was registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2016. The festival is held twice annually; once in spring…...
September 30, 2019 | Autumn Leaves | Festivals | Latest News