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“Japanese Sightseeing”

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

Mount Fuji : Symbol of Japan, House of Gods and Inspiration to Art

Mount Fuji is called “Fuji-san” by Japanese. Although “san” means mountain, small children … Read More

Kurokawa Onsen: Talking to the Town’s People in Intimate, Old Fashioned Onsen Town

Stepping foot into Kurokawa Onsen, you notice that there are more foreigners than Japanese … 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

JR Kyushu Trains: Destination Trains with “Design and Story”

- JR Kyushu : Kyushu Railway Company  - JR Kyushu is a railway company in Kyushu island o … Read More

Tokyo Some Komon

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Mon originally means crest. In Muromachi era (approx. 500 - 600 years ago), samurai leader…

Umeboshi : pickled pl…

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Umeboshi is pickled plums seasoned with salt and dried. It literally means dried plums. It…

”Depa-chika” - What a…

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In Japanese, "depa-chika" refers to the basement floors of a department store where the de…