Tag Archives: Japanese culture & traditions

Temple stay in Japan

Shukubo, Temple Lodging. Overnight in a temple has been a common practice in Japan since [...]

Traveling to Japan for New Year’s

If you are planning or considering a trip to Japan for New Year’s, it’s important [...]

Overnight in a traditional Japanese house in Ouchijuku

The small single-car train crosses the Japanese countryside, the rice fields, and then is surrounded [...]

Asakusa Schichifukujin Meguri, the pilgrimage of 7 lucky gods

Among the many Japanese rites of the beginning of the year, such as the Hatsumode, [...]

The Soul of Samurai: Japanese Katana – visit to Arao City

In this article I want to bring you into the fascinating ancient Samurai world through [...]