What Happens During a Japanese Wedding Ceremony

What Happens During a Japanese Wedding Ceremony Have you ever been to a wedding in Japan? Do you imagine a traditional Japanese wedding ceremony to date back thousands of years? You may be surprised to learn that Shinto weddings, known in Japanese as shinzen kekkon (神前結婚), “Marriage before the gods”, did not actually begin in Japan until the early 20th century. … Read More

Things to do During SUMMER in Japan

Japan’s summer season is notoriously hot, but it’s also very fun! Here’s a list of the most popular activities to do during the summer months in Japan.

Balloon Fashion Show in Kurashiki, Japan

When it comes to fashion, Japan is arguably one of the biggest risk-takers in the entire world. Although Tokyo is known as being one of the major international fashion hubs, several other cities in Japan are home to forthcoming designers with promising potential.

Bushido: The Way of The Samurai Warrior

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The term Bushido has long represented a broad spectrum of Japanese samurai values which carried different implications during various eras. Regardless of its iterations, “the way of the warrior” was a critical philosophy and code of conduct to guide martial rulers who held military and political power during feudal Japan.

A Brief Introduction To Sake Making

Sake(酒) or Japanese rice wine is a traditional alcoholic beverage that has been an important part of Japanese lifestyle and culture for centuries.