Explore Japan's essential sites and hidden gems
5 Japanese Authors to Know
Japan is a land of literature, from its origins with Genji Monogatari. There is nothing better than to visit Japan and to take away with you some of its famous writers.
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5 Japanese Villages to Visit
The image of Japan for many is often futuristic, crowded Tokyo city.
The differences between temples and shrines
Shinto altars in Buddhist temples, Buddhist statues in Shinto shrines, the places of worship of the two great religions in Japan are sometimes mixed.
Street food in Osaka
Osaka abounds with culinary specialties. The third largest city in Japan has an overwhelming appetite that makes it a true street food capital, ideal for cheap meals!
The Edo period (1603-1868)
This period saw 250 years of peace thanks to a strong political regime, an unprecedented urban development, a flourishing culture and arts of exceptional refinement; this is the Edo period (1603-18
Attending a tea ceremony in Japan
The tea ceremony is a real traditional art in Japan, during which you get to try matcha green tea accompanied by a traditional sweet.
Traveling or residing in Japan, some practical tips to make your visit to one of 24 000 offices across the country easy.
Blood type in Japan
The question "What's your blood type?" inevitably comes up in conversation with the Japanese. Be careful, this question is important!
Practical tips on JR PASS
Japan is the country of trains, with probably the densest network in the world, the highest traffic... It has therefore developed a culture of train travel unique in the world.
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