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    What Is Omikuji? All You Need To Know About Japanese Fortune Slips

    Omikuji is a traditional Japanese practice that involves receiving fortune slips in Shinto shrines. These slips are believed to provide guidance and insight into one’s future. If you’re curious about Omikuji, this article will give you all the information you need. Key Takeaways Photo by Kentaro Toma on Unsplash What Is Omikuji? Omikuji (御御籤/御神籤/おみくじ) is a […]

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    Best Things to Do in Setagaya: Top Activities and Attractions to Try During Your Trip to Setagaya, Tokyo

    Setagaya is a Tokyo neighborhood that has a lot to offer. From delicious local food to historical sites and cultural experiences, it has something for everyone. No matter if you love food, history, or nature, you can find plenty of activities and attractions to keep yourself entertained. In this article, we list the best things […]

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    What Is a Torii Gate?

    Torii gates are iconic structures that can often be found at the entrances of Shinto shrines in Japan. They have a long and fascinating history that dates back centuries. In this article, we explore the origins of these lovely gates. We also explain what they truly mean to the Japanese people. Let’s get started. Key […]

  • What Countries Use Chopsticks

    What Countries Use Chopsticks?

    Using chopsticks to eat pretty much any food is a real skill. Until you try eating food with chopsticks it really is impossible to understand just how tricky these eating utensils are. It takes a lot of practice to master the art of using chopsticks, and even then, you might find yourself struggling to eat […]

  • Best Castles In Japan

    Best Castles In Japan

    Japan is a country full of rich history and plenty of relics from its very long past. Pretty much anywhere you visit in Japan, you will find a museum, a landmark or some kind of historical site that shows you a little bit about the history of this amazing nation. Of course, one of these […]

  • Beautiful Japanese Hiking Trails To Explore

    5 Beautiful Japanese Hiking Trails To Explore

    Japan is a beautiful country with many different amazing hiking trails. These trials will lead you across many different amazing landscapes from beautiful mountain ranges to other incredible landscapes. If you are an avid hiker then Japan is a must-visit country! It is a perfect place for amazing outdoor living and there are endless trails […]

  • 7 Best Japanese Water Parks To Visit

    7 Best Japanese Water Parks To Visit

    What makes a good Japanese water park? Is it the slides or the pools? Or maybe it’s the food? Whatever the case, these parks offer something unique. Japan has some of the finest water parks around. They’re known for their high-quality facilities and great customer service. Japan offers visitors a wide variety of options. From […]

  • 7 Beautiful Japanese Shrines To Visit

    7 Beautiful Japanese Shrines To Visit

    Both Shinto and Buddhism are interwoven in Japanese culture and daily life. The temples and shrines of Japan are an integral part of daily life. As some have of the most profound and extensive histories in the world.  Visiting temples and shrines in Japan is a significant historical exploration and means of understanding both the […]

  • 8 Amazing Japanese Theme Parks To Visit

    8 Amazing Japanese Theme Parks To Visit

    Do you love the thrills that rides have to offer? If so, there are loads of amazing theme parks in Japan for you to visit. These theme parks are ideal for thrill seekers. Japan is home to an impressive range of theme parks, which are sure to provide a fun experience. So without further ado, […]

  • Top 10 Amazing Japanese Small Hotels To Visit

    Top 10 Amazing Japanese Small Hotels To Visit

    There are so many things within Japan that make the country as wonderfully unique as it is, but perhaps one of the things that tourists might find the most interesting during their stay in this wonderful country is the existence of small hotels, otherwise known as capsule hotels.  For those who are looking to travel […]

  • Top 10 Famous Japanese Temples To Visit

    Top 10 Famous Japanese Temples To Visit

    One of the best things about visiting Japan is being able to fill your visit with trips to both the sprawling cities, as well as the incredibly peaceful and tranquil countryside, and with so many spots to choose from, it can sometimes be difficult to decide where you’re going to go during your limited time […]

  • 13 Best Kyoto Japanese Gardens To Enjoy

    13 Best Kyoto Japanese Gardens To Enjoy

    Kyoto could be considered a garden lover’s paradise. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the wonders that Japanese gardens have to offer, then you can’t go wrong with the ones in Kyoto.  Most of the best gardens can be found in the temples of Japan, and with over 1600 temples, you’re spoiled with choices […]