• sushi, seaweed, chopsticks
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    Eating in Japan: how to not mess up the experience

    Just like everything else, eating in Japan comes with its very own rules and customs. If you break some of these rules, the Japanese might wince and just roll their eyes at the typical tourist, but some could be called food taboos and breaking them would be deeply offensive. So, it is a good idea to prepare a bit and…

  • View of Ginkaku-ji temple in Kyoto.
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    Japan for beginners: Tips for your first time in Japan

    If it’s going to be your first time in Japan, get ready for quite the culture shock. Japan – a place of immense beauty and an incredible culture. Where the newest advancements of technology meet the centuries old traditions. It’s so different from the rest of the world! That’s why we’ve put together a sort of “Japan for beginners” article…

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    Kyoto 2 day itinerary – explore the highlights in just 2 days

    Kyoto is undoubtedly the most beautiful Japanese city. Following our Kyoto 2 day itinerary will give you a chance to enjoy the magnificent temples, enchanting gardens, the many Unesco World Heritage sites, and so much more! With so many things to choose from (there are 1600 temples and shrines in Kyoto!) and just 2 days to enjoy it all, it’s…

  • A view of Kinkaku-ji temple in Kyoto
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    Japan in November: photography to inspire your wanderlust

    Visiting Japan is like hopping on a rollercoaster of amazing and unique experiences. It doesn’t matter if you visit Japan in November during the height of Autumn foliage, or in April when the sakura blooms. From admiring the beauty and tranquility of Buddhist temples and gardens to enjoying the exquisite Japanese cuisine, there’s a lot to experience whenever you visit…