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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.

SUMO 101 – Learn the Basics of Sumo Wrestling

Sumo (相撲) is one of the national sports of Japan and is steeped in history and tradition. What are the rules, and how do the wrestlers get so big? Here is everything you need to know about sumo wrestling!

5 Things to Do during Autumn Season in Japan

The Autumn season is a great time to discover the beauty of Japan and learn more about its history and culture. If you are planning to visit Japan this October or November, here are activities and events that we recommend so you can make the most of your trip.

The Secret World of the Maiko

Most people do not really know Geisha beyond their elaborate kimonos. Many can recognize one from a mile away, but apart from the white makeup and the intricate hairstyle, there is very little that is known about them. We take a closer look at the intriguing world of the Geisha and the Geisha-in-Training, the Maiko.

A Foreigner’s Quick Guide to Japanese Hanko Stamp

Have you heard of Hanko? It’s a must-have item if you’re planning to stay in Japan for long. If you happen to visit Japan, you’ll notice that they do something really unique when they purchase a car, sign a lease, write a contract or application, etc. instead of signature.