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Dejima Island – Man-made Island Where Foreigners Were Only Allowed Access To

If you visited Dejima Island in Nagasaki Prefecture 10 years ago, you most likely have not … Read More

Takachiho Miyazaki : Where Myth Is Preserved by Its People

Takachiho Miyazaki is  definitely the place you should visit by all means when you are in … Read More

Myriad of Islands: Amakusa Kyushu, Kumamoto – Sushi, Ceramic and History

When Japanese hear Amakusa Kyushu, they immediately think of its history of having many hi … Read More

Owari Shippo (cloison…

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Shippo, means seven treasures in kanji, is Japanese name for cloisonné enamel. The word ca…

Wasabi

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Wasabi is a Japanese horseradish which is an important spice in Japanese cuisine. It is of…

Kyo Nui (embroidery)

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In Asuka period, some 1400 years ago, it is said that the technique of embroidery was firs…