In Japan, early spring is the best time of the year to move around, since it’s the only period of … More
What my years in Japan have taught me is that after a tiring hike, there is always a hot spring … More
I am pretty sure that everyone knows what a souvenir is. Do you happen to know what an omiyage is? Omiyage (お土産) is basically the japanese version of a souvenir. Traditionally, when someone from work or the lab goes on a trip, regardless if it is for business purposes or casual vacation, it is common to bring back small gifts for the team.
[Ακολουθεί κείμενο στα Ελληνικά] This cone of salt is called morishio (盛塩) and I came across it for the first … More
As you maybe already know, the Japanese people worship a weird mixture of shamanistic Shinto as well as Buddhist gods. … More
I guess every country is proud of its own traditions and culture, that’s what annual festivals and cultural heritage preservation … More