Article by Steven Chua

Uji: Not just a famous name on your green tea

It's common to associate Uji City with just green tea when one brings up it's name. Being one of the earliest site for tea cultivation in Japan, you could also

Article by Tokyo Creative

Gifu Food Guide

Though Gifu doesn’t have a specific nationally-recognized food staple like many of its neighbors, it does have a rich history in traditional foods eaten by the

Article by Aira A

Snow Huts and Wonderland

Winter is the best time of the year!It is when path sparkles and crunches like sugar underfoot. The only season that makes you feel like Alice because anywhere,

Article by Ayushi Kalyani

Spot Maiko and Geisha at Setsubun in Kyoto

Who are Geisha and Maiko? Geisha: The word divides to Gei: Art and Sha: person, literally meaning the person of arts. Geisha are the women who have mastered the

Sight in Toyama

Gokayama Historical Village

In December 1995, this village was registered as an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Visitors can see thatched-roof (gassho-zukuri-style) houses here, examp

Article by Lacey Gerdes

The Gifu You Never Knew Existed

Tucked inside of Japan, hiding beautiful gardens, and gorgeous flowing rivers is Gifu prefecture. Due to it's proximity to Aichi prefecture, Gifu is often over

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